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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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Old MacDonald Had a Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
New spin on old song when Old MacDonald retools his boat.
By Steve Goetz
(2018)
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Scribblenauts Showdown Game Poster Image
age 10+
Departure for vocabulary-building series gets repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Book of Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy seeks relics in fun, mystical Middle Ages fantasy.
By Catherine Gilbert Murdock
(2018)
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MarcoPolo World School App Poster Image
age 4+
Learning dialogue makes STEAM videos and games special.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Updated historic strategy has great tactics, bloody combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Preschool All In One Basic Skills Space Learning Adventure A to Z by Abby Monkey Kids Clubhouse Games App Poster Image
age 3+
Solid coverage of basic fundamentals, but doesn't take off.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Game Poster Image
age 18+
Excellent yet violent, mature historical tale.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Dynasty Warriors 9 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun open-world action also has glitches, repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Shadow of the Colossus (PS4) Game Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful, mysterious, haunting tale gets new life on PS4.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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On Body and Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Unforgettable romantic drama has graphic sex and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Click, Clack, Moo I Love You Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous, inclusive tale of Valentine's Day on the farm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2017)
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Arty Mouse Numbers App Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet number mini-games offer solid practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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A Dog and Pony Show Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Inept talking-animal tale relies on potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Odd Squad: World Turned Odd TV Poster Image
age 5+
Hilarity ensues as time-traveling agents mess with history.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Into the Bright Unknown: Gold Seer Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting series finale in lawless 1850 San Francisco.
By Rae Carson
(2017)
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Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm TV Poster Image
age 4+
Giving spirit, teamwork in cheery holiday book adaptation.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of simple games for young Pixar fans.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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