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Prodigy Math Game App Poster Image
age 7+
Fantasy game helps kids become math wizards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2017)
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Ronja, the Robber's Daughter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful book adaptation with exceptional female lead.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Luna Petunia TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Sweet show has great messages, problem-solving, and pink.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The BFG Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pete's Dragon (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Wonderful remake of Disney classic has peril, sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens App Poster Image
age 5+
Fairy tales inspire fun, challenging puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent fantasy RPG makes players think about their actions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Game Poster Image
age 17+
Awesome cinematic adventure packs rough language, violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Loads of excitement plus intro of gender-fluid character.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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BioShock: The Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature, philosophy-focused shooters have bloody violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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This Savage Song: Monsters of Verity, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Complex fantasy expertly explores good and evil.
By Victoria Schwab
(2016)
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Attack on Titan Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Incredibly violent adventure from TV show has tech issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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