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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Cities: Skylines - Snowfall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Winter conditions give city planners cold shoulder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Railroad Tigers Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Uneven Jackie Chan action flick has war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cities: Skylines Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Daunting sim has steep learning curve but also creative fun.
Platforms: Linux, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Blackwood Crossing Game Poster Image
age 10+
Story with clumsy controls explores loss, letting go.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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World of Final Fantasy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amazing RPG with mild violence, realistic relationships.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures TV Poster Image
age 10+
Bizarre fantasy series benefits from Henson costumes.
Network: Online
(2015)
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The Muppets TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Witty office comedy is fun but can get risqué.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Some iffy stuff in touching docu about Sesame Street icon.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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From Norvelt to Nowhere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
By Jack Gantos
(2013)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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