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Archimancy: Shadow School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heart, suspense abound in spooky middle school ghost story.
By J.A. White
(2019)
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Legacy and the Queen Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tennis and magic mix in so-so fantasy series start.
By Annie Matthew, Kobe Bryant
(2019)
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The Miraculous Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Mysterious story struggles to deal with death and religion.
By Jess Redman
(2019)
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Best Friends Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lively graphic-novel memoir about finding the right friends.
By Shannon Hale
(2019)
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Changeling: The Oddmire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Delightfully scary, funny, magical series start.
By William Ritter
(2019)
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The Beasts of Grimheart: Longburrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave rabbits, allies battle monsters in thrilling episode.
By Kieran Larwood
(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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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(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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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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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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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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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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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative, creepy twin tale full of love, magic, wisdom.
By Anne Ursu
(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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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(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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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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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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