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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Thomas & Friends: Adventures! App Poster Image
age 6+
Thomas' educational world tour gets derailed by a pay wall.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Sunless Skies Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Steampunk tale punishes all but the most diehard gamers.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Paradox Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique mix of dreamy Western, Neil Young concert; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Final Station Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent post-apocalyptic trips through destroyed lands.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Love and Other Train Wrecks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Road trip romance is engaging, sometimes predictable.
By Leah Konen
(2018)
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Ticket to Ride: UK App Poster Image
age 13+
Thin map expansion not very large, runs slightly off rails.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Muppets Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Amusing Muppets sequel ups the gags, as well as the action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Todo Telling Time App Poster Image
age 6+
Amazing kid-friendly learning game that's all about time.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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Fraggle Rock TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic kids' series offers both big themes and big fun.
Network: Hulu, Discovery Family Channel
(1983)
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The Polar Express Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-based treat is full of adventure and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Throw Momma from the Train Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark '80s comedy with slapstick and sexual content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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587: The Great Train Robbery Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Very appealing to kids who love trains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Classic story retold in funny, touching Muppet romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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