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Are You Afraid of the Dark? TV Poster Image
age 11+
Horror series reboot thrills with tense, frightful story.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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The Addams Family: Mystery Mansion App Poster Image
age 11+
Altogether ooky family gets a new home on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, Android
(2019)
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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi Book Poster Image
age 11+
Servant girl becomes mystical hero in fast-paced fantasy.
By F.C. Yee, Michael Dante DiMartino
(2019)
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Spin the Dawn: The Blood of Stars, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen unravels secrets of sewing in sharp, unusual fantasy.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2019)
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Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2019)
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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot App Poster Image
age 11+
Action-packed loot fest hampered a bit by microtransactions.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Teppen App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fantastic Capcom-based card game is impossible to put down.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Vambrace: Cold Soul Game Poster Image
age 12+
Tough side-scrolling tale has some fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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Blackmoor 2 App Poster Image
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age 11+
Energetic fantasy action tale limited only by poor controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Castlevania: Anniversary Collection Game Poster Image
age 12+
Classic action games have lots of vampires, a bit of blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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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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Behind the Curve Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent, relevant docu about conspiracy theories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Shadowgate Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Nostalgic game with non-graphic violence will test skills.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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Unicorn Store Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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We Read Too App Poster Image
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age 12+
Resource to find diverse books for kids makes search easier.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Game Poster Image
age 12+
Lighthearted town builder almost plays itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Room: Old Sins App Poster Image
age 11+
Fourth in intricate, beautiful, clever puzzler series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Tales of Alagaësia, Book 1: Eragon Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising series launch brings back dragon riders.
By Christopher Paolini
(2018)
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For a Muse of Fire Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating alternate-Asia fantasy has magic, suspense.
By Heidi Heilig
(2018)
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