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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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Seraphina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Richly conceived dragon fantasy with stellar young heroine.
By Rachel Hartman
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful lessons and swashbuckling fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Raven Boys Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Hive TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Friendly, curious bees have great messages for preschoolers.
Network: Kidstream
(2010)
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Summer & Bird Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.
By Shannon Messenger
(2012)
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"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
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Skylanders Giants Game Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
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The Dark Unwinding Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling steampunk mystery, romance in Victorian England.
By Sharon Cameron
(2012)
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
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Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2 Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Exceptional collection of animated shorts for whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Game Poster Image
age 15+
Combative Dark Knight game has some blood and death.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Phoenix: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)
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