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The Islands at the End of the World Book Poster Image
age 12+
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
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Earth to Luna TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Exuberant kid shares scientific curiosity with others.
Network: Universal Kids
(2014)
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The Swapper Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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The Infinite Sea: The 5th Wave, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Addictive alien-invasion sequel is jaw-droppingly intense.
By Rick Yancey
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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Xploration Outer Space TV Poster Image
age 6+
STEM-based show inspires curiosity, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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Space Case: Moon Base Alpha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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Defense Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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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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Lowriders in Space, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
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Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(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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The Klaatu Terminus: The Klaatu Diskos, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
By Pete Hautman
(2014)
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It's Only Stanley Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
By Jon Agee
(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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Grow Home Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Bill Nye the Science Guy TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(1998)
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