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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful lessons and swashbuckling fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Pirate101 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical MMO where kids play as comical swashbucklers.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Captain Phillips Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Nail-biting story of ship hijacking is fabulous but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Game Poster Image
age 18+
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Here Be Monsters! The Ratbridge Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
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The Map to Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
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Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles: Fish Finelli, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Finding Serendipity Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
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Challenger Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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Sunless Sea Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A seafaring game of discovery and survival.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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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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Shadowcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid, exciting sequel with a new girl-power character.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2017)
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