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There's No Place Like Space!: All About Our Solar System App Poster Image
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age 5+
Facts and features enhance space discovery, Dr. Seuss style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Back in Time App Poster Image
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age 10+
Gorgeous textbook of 44 major events has universal appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Angry Birds Space App Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel introduces new levels that have gravitational pull.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Frozen Planet TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning tour of the poles is great for the whole family.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2012)
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(1988)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Alien Assignment App Poster Image
age 3+
Cute storyline for problem solving; great family fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Green Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2012)
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Mobile Observatory App Poster Image
age 12+
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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SkySafari App Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful astronomy resource is rich with information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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North America TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous docuseries surveys nature both peaceful and brutal.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
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The Universe Versus Alex Woods Book Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky, affecting coming-of-ager hits life-and-death issues.
By Gavin Extence
(2013)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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