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The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
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Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim a short, one-time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)
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An Author's Odyssey: The Land of Stories, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pirates, space aliens, mummies add to mishmash mayhem.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
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Ghostbusters Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun busting action only appealing to young kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Don't Starve: Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 10+
Morbidly fun survival game with fighting, hallucinations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Wishing Day Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Whimsical tale of three sisters mixes magic, family mystery.
By Lauren Myracle
(2016)
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Spaced Out: Moon Base Alpha, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Science-packed mystery set on moon explores human nature.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2016)
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Red:  The True Story of Red Riding Hood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Strong heroine leads the adventure in fairy tale revamp.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2016)
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Seven Wonders Book 5: The Legend of the Rift Book Poster Image
age 10+
Action high, character growth low in series wrap-up.
By Peter Lerangis
(2016)
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The Last Man on the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awe-inspiring, insightful docu spotlights American astronaut
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, funny, lively guide urges girls to adventure.
By Caroline Paul
(2016)
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The Kids Menu Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging, smart docu includes kids in food decision-making.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Astrotwins -- Project Rescue: Astrotwins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Real science, wild plot likely to thrill avid space buffs.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2016)
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Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Terror at Bottle Creek Book Poster Image
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
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When Mischief Came to Town Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
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Human Body Theater Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fact-filled and funny comic outlines human biology.
By Maris Wicks
(2015)
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