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Jaclyn Hyde Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sci-fi fun as a perfectionist's potion makes her a monster.
By Annabeth Bondor-Stone, Connor White
(2019)
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Bad Dad Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gangsters, poop, lots of heart in zany British best-seller.
By David Walliams
(2019)
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Extraordinary Birds Book Poster Image
age 8+
Foster kid learns to trust in beautiful, heartfelt story.
By Sandy Stark-McGinnis
(2019)
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The Red Maze: 5 Worlds, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Galactic adventure keeps up the excitement and suspense.
By Alexis Siegel, Mark Siegel
(2019)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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Caterpillar Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Touching tale of girl's summer with brother, family secrets.
By Gillian McDunn
(2019)
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Forager Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Repetitive resource gathering that's hard to put down.
Platforms: Linux, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Katt vs. Dogg Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun tale skewers prejudice and those who profit from it.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Book Poster Image
age 8+
Greg is meaner to gullible BFF Rowley in Wimpy Kid spin-off.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny mishaps of battle-loving alien cat and kind boy.
By Johnny Marciano, Emily Chenoweth
(2019)
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The Midnight Gang Book Poster Image
age 8+
Zany, poignant tale of kids stuck in a London hospital.
By David Walliams
(2018)
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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How High the Moon Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl seeks family secrets in hopeful Jim Crow-era tale.
By Karyn Parsons
(2019)
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DC Super Hero Girls TV Poster Image
age 8+
Teen heroes build teamwork in fast-paced 'toon series.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
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Lords Mobile: War Kingdom App Poster Image
age 8+
Average strategy game pushes purchases, guild politics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Cartoon Network Arcade App Poster Image
age 8+
All-ages arcade fun with heavy-handed ad presence.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Revamped adventure is fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Spicy Piggy App Poster Image
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age 8+
Tough but engaging old-school arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Hidden Hotel: Miami Mystery App Poster Image
age 8+
Hidden-object puzzle game in hotel finds lots of fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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