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Waste of Space: Moon Base Alpha, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Attempted murder, mechanical crisis spark satisfying finale.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2018)
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Operate Now: Hospital App Poster Image
age 10+
Prescription for fun in this hospital-management sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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You Are Mighty:  A Guide to Changing the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, left-leaning how-to for kid activism.
By Caroline Paul
(2018)
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End Game Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Inspiring docu treats dying as integral part of life cycle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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NOVA Wonders TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Dense STEM series investigates universe's big questions.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Bill Nye: Science Guy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More mature, still kid-friendly Bill Nye inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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WWF Free Rivers App Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful AR scenes show ugly reality facing global rivers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Enchanted Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Nature docu discovers beauty in remote corners of Africa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Take Your Pills Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Thought-provoking docu about rising amphetamine use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Surviving Mars Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Optimistic but realistic, challenging sci-fi city builder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Darwin Project Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent battle royale isn't always fair but is lots of fun.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Intriguing but uneven game about telling stories and lies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Betty Before X Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring, intimate story of activist's early years.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Renée Watson
(2018)
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Fe Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming nonviolent tale ruined by short, repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Streetcar to Justice: How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New York Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring story of resisting segregation in 1850s New York.
By Amy Hill Hearth
(2018)
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Celeste Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming, challenging platformer with excellent heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Monster Hunter: World Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fresh take on epic battle between man and beast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful memoir by basketball star and civil rights icon.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
(2017)
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