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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story rich with Japanese culture, grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death: Pandava, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky main characters pep up this Indian myth quest tale.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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Book of Demons Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Modern take on classic dungeon crawling gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee/Pikachu! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Updated role-playing classic is fun, if a bit too easy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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The House in Poplar Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens bond, match wits with Death in riveting tale.
By K.E. Ormsbee
(2018)
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Nightbooks Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Witch holds kids captive in creepy but sweet fantasy tale.
By J.A. White
(2018)
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Summer Camp Island TV Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky, heartwarming series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: Pandava, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rushed, fun adventure with Indian princess in combat boots.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2018)
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Winterhouse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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Dragon Bones: The Unwanteds Quests, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical twin girls shine in this slow-starting story.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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The Last Gargoyle Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sweetness, monsters, gore in darkly appealing fantasy.
By Paul Durham
(2018)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Thrill Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
So-so treasure quest has some mild cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Game Poster Image
age 9+
Updated games have mild violence, mostly good messages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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