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The Clockwork Ghost: York, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tweens solve puzzles, dodge villains in intriguing sequel.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
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Me and My Robot TV Poster Image
age 6+
Tech-savvy teens problem-solve with ingenuity in so-so show.
Network: Comcast
(2013)
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Zoo Wars 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Unwatchable cartoon sequel has nothing to recommend it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zoo Wars Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Subpar animated animal adventure inspired by Star Wars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Robozuna TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Likable underdog heroes story features some intense action.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Mega Man 11 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic side-scrolling action with mild robot destruction.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Supergifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Laughs mix with life lessons in strong middle school sequel.
By Gordon Korman
(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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Kids'n'Code App Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, basic game gives limited idea of how coding works.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
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I Am Frankie TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Family, friendship, individuality emerge in likable sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
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Bullet Soul Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Throwback space-shooter lacks depth, variety, fun factor.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2017)
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Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, action-packed sequel has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative take on quest tale marred by hurried storytelling.
By Wade Albert White
(2016)
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Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Confusing story with too many characters; for fans only.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The New Adventures of Figaro Pho TV Poster Image
age 6+
Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
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Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, Beware the Power of the Dark Side! Book Poster Image
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
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Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes App Poster Image
age 9+
Accessible strategy role-play with addictively fun combat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Phineas and Ferb: Day of Doofenshmirtz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, affordable adventure has some technical glitches.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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