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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Poster Image
age 15+
Vast and violent RPG filled with moral choice and ambiguity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Froi of the Exiles Book Poster Image
age 15+
Character-driven fantasy is extraordinary for older teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2012)
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Oliver Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative boy goes down the drain on fantastic adventure.
By Judith Rossell
(2012)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Hive TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Friendly, curious bees have great messages for preschoolers.
Network: Kidstream
(2010)
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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Game Poster Image
age 15+
Combative Dark Knight game has some blood and death.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Harold and the Purple Crayon Book Poster Image
age 3+
Imagination reigns in timeless classic about drawing boy.
By Crockett Johnson
(1955)
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Ladybug Girl and Bingo Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun camping adventure has one brief scary moment.
By Jacky Davis
(2012)
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Jim Henson's Animal Show with Stinky and Jake TV Poster Image
age 3+
Muppets teach humorous, gentle wildlife lessons.
Network: Kidstream
(1994)
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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent expansion manages to reinvigorate popular MMO.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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Wallykazam!: The Big Goblin Problem TV Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly messages, superb literacy content, fun adventure.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
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Black Desert Online Game Poster Image
age 15+
Online fantasy world full of crafting, trading, conquest.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present Book Poster Image
age 3+
Teensy girl gets jumbo presents in charming Christmas story.
By Harriet Muncaster
(2016)
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Rift: Starfall Prophecy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Combat-driven sci-fi expansion appeals to vets, newcomers.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Strange the Dreamer Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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Injustice 2 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Great, deep DC comic brawler avoids sequel Kryponite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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