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The Good Thieves Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight gangsters in thrilling, heart-filled 1920s tale.
By Katherine Rundell
(2019)
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Game Poster Image
age 8+
Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Super Dinosaur TV Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed comics-inspired series has tense battles.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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The Biggest Little Farm Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant, thought-provoking docu about sustainable living.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ferne and Rory’s Vet Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Upbeat series teaches kids responsible pet ownership.
Network: Xfinity
(2018)
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Andy’s Prehistoric Adventures TV Poster Image
age 5+
Time-traveling host learns about creatures of the past.
Network: Xfinity
(2016)
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Andy's Dinosaur Adventures TV Poster Image
age 5+
Dinosaur adventures are fun but have some scary moments.
Network: Xfinity
(2014)
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Cinderella Liberator Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fresh take on classic tale boosts being true, free self.
By Rebecca Solnit
(2019)
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Lambslide Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Girl teaches animals to vote in cute farm story.
By Ann Patchett
(2019)
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Adventure Academy App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid learning content might get lost within greater game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The History of Everything App Poster Image
age 8+
Basic timeline of select events; confusing presentation.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Bookful App Poster Image
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age 5+
AR digital books more cool graphics than great reads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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ARcheology - Dig Up History App Poster Image
age 5+
Cool idea and imagery but info doesn't dig deep.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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Knights vs. Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly fantasy has lots of kid appeal and fantasy violence.
By Matt Phelan
(2018)
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Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated reindeer tale has nice messages but nasty bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Saving Winslow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle, moving story about loving bravely despite risk.
By Sharon Creech
(2018)
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Bubuk App Poster Image
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age 5+
Teamwork wins in customizable story; paper book available.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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