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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Cities: Skylines - Snowfall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Winter conditions give city planners cold shoulder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Railroad Tigers Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Uneven Jackie Chan action flick has war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cities: Skylines Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Daunting sim has steep learning curve but also creative fun.
Platforms: Linux, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Blackwood Crossing Game Poster Image
age 10+
Story with clumsy controls explores loss, letting go.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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World of Final Fantasy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amazing RPG with mild violence, realistic relationships.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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Waistcoats & Weaponry: Finishing School, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
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The Glass Sentence: The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
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Bad Luck Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
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From Norvelt to Nowhere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
By Jack Gantos
(2013)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Wonderfully glamorous, classic whodunit still entertains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Greatest Show on Earth Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sprawling circus tale is a visual feast with heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1952)
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