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Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: Hilo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun graphic novel about Earth adventures of boy from space.
By Judd Winick
(2015)
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Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling, time-traveling Old West fantasy adventure.
By N. D. Wilson
(2016)
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Some Kind of Happiness Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adventurous girl uncovers family secrets in engrossing read.
By Claire Legrand
(2016)
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Royal Wedding Disaster: From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun return to fluffy, popular princess series.
By Meg Cabot
(2016)
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Return to the Isle of the Lost: Descendants, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun villain-kids romp packed with positive messages.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
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Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
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School of the Dead Book Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, action-packed ghost story has mild scares.
By Avi
(2016)
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BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Adventures of Panda Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed cartoon with animal heroes in frequent danger.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kulipari: An Army of Frogs TV Poster Image
age 8+
Graphic novels inspire fantastic -- but violent -- series.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Shiny Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Nonviolent rescue game lacks polish, responsive controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Littlest Bigfoot: The Littlest Bigfoot, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Misfits find common ground, friendship in quirky fantasy.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2016)
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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Game Poster Image
age 8+
Sonic and friends' newest adventure moves at its own speed.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Rogue Wizards Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Dungeon-crawling adventure is slightly unbalanced but fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down Book Poster Image
age 8+
Halloween-themed 11th book a fun way to discuss kid scares.
By Jeff Kinney
(2016)
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Goosebumps Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, spooky mysteries can pack an emotional wallop.
By R. L. Stine
(2003)
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Word of Mouse Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting, funny tale of blue mouse packs positive messages.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, sarcastic graphic novels have layers of complexity.
By Dana Simpson
(2014)
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Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane TV Poster Image
age 8+
Modern take on classic story entertains with dynamic duo.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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