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Hyrule Warriors: Legends Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent yet violent action with lots of extra content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Dragonet Prophecy: Wings of Fire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Buddy dragon story surprisingly dark and bloody.
By Tui T. Sutherland
(2012)
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Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Sleeper and the Spindle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
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Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
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Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
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Jurassic World: The Game App Poster Image
age 10+
Toothless, cash-hungry dino-fighting game; some strategy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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After the Ball Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cinderella offshoot has dull characters, predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Forgotten Sisters: Princess Academy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Disney Infinity: Toy Box 2.0 App Poster Image
age 10+
Memory-grabbing creative wonderland has in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Anna Giving Birth App Poster Image
age 10+
Blatant Frozen rip-off is inappropriate for small kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Dinosaur 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Joyful discovery and dry legalities in dino documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Scorpion Mountain: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting adventure pits Heron crew against cult assassins.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
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The Emerald Shore:  The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
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Midnight Masquerade Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Low-budget modern fairy tale is too boring for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Lego Minifigures Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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