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Sophia, Princess Among Beasts Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fast-paced, exciting, but often sketch-like fantasy morsel.
By James Patterson, Emily Raymond
(2019)
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Armstrong Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematican Katherine Johnson Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson
(2019)
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A Wolf Called Wander Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, vivid fictionalized autobiography of famed wolf.
By Rosanne Parry
(2019)
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The Simple Art of Flying Book Poster Image
age 9+
Odd, battered characters find one another in quirky tale.
By Cory Leonardo
(2019)
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Lego Tower App Poster Image
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age 11+
Reach new heights in fun but highly repetitive sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Super Mario Maker 2 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Cadence of Hyrule Game Poster Image
age 10+
Link, Zelda dance to the rescue in music adventure mashup.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Soul of the Sword: Shadow of the Fox, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of gory carnage in engaging samurai sequel.
By Julie Kagawa
(2019)
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Cinderella Liberator Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
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Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
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Moon!: Earth's Best Friend: Our Universe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, solid science couched in spirited friendship story.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2019)
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun quiz show tests adults' knowledge of elementary topics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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How does The Human Body Work? App Poster Image
age 6+
Solid body systems info needs more support to digest.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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JAM - Courses & Projects App Poster Image
age 6+
Turn on-screen videos into fun, offscreen STEAM projects.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Ghosts of the Shadow Market Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brooding tales for those steeped in the Shadowhunter-verse.
By Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Kelly Link, Robin Wasserman
(2019)
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Chernobyl TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama based on Russian disaster is brutal but relevant.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Unearthed TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Science and archeology show informative but a little dry.
Network: SCIENCE
(2016)
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Wonders of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Docu beautifully highlights oceans' delicate balance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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First to the Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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