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Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection Book Poster Image
age 12+
Series fans get their last hurrah with nine short stories.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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He Named Me Malala Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring, deeply affecting docu explores teen icon's life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Transformers: Devastation Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, attractive, short but shockingly deep cartoon brawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Taken Charge Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Traverser Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Spirits of Xanadu Game Poster Image
age 12+
Horror adventure shooter fires more than a few blanks.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Syberia Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
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The Inventor's Secret Book Poster Image
age 12+
Nasty Brits rule 1816 New York in clever steampunk twist.
By Andrea Cremer
(2014)
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Strider Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced action title has nice graphics, repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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March: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2013)
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The Bully Effect TV Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring Bully sequel stresses power of standing up.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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Robot Combat League TV Poster Image
age 12+
Robot fighting competition highlights engineering fun.
Network: Syfy
(2013)
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Robots for iPad App Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive app best for tweens, teens interested in robots.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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