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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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Captain Marvel Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Powerful female superhero story has some violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Talking Tom Hero Dash App Poster Image
age 9+
Mediocre runner for kids is bloated with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(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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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Nonstop fierce cartoon action with humor in crossover movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Don't Touch My Hair! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl speaks up, sets boundaries in funny picture book.
By Sharee Miller
(2019)
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We Hunt the Flame: Sands of Arawiya, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing, sometimes confusing fantasy with Arabian flare.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2019)
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death: Pandava, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky main characters pep up this Indian myth quest tale.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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Lapis x Labyrinth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Stacking battle tactics gives clever twist to action tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen starts life of crime in action-packed graphic novel.
By Lauren Myracle
(2019)
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Finale: Caraval, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romance ending satisfies; fantasy world goes flat.
By Stephanie Garber
(2019)
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The Atlantis Complex: Artemis Fowl, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Fowl story has rogue robots and a devious villain.
By Eoin Colfer
(2010)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.
By Lamar Giles
(2019)
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