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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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Who Was? Adventure App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun biography game drops knowledge on kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Lu Over the Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative animated mermaid adventure has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The World's Best TV Poster Image
age 8+
Acts from around the world compete in enjoyable talent show.
Network: CBS
(2019)
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Board Kings App Poster Image
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age 8+
Familiar board game formula gets messy with multiplayer.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties: Frazzled, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Abbie overcomes Outdoor School anxiety in hilarious sequel.
By Booki Vivat
(2019)
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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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Max and the Midknights Book Poster Image
age 8+
Witty, deep, inclusive kids’ adventure in the Middle Ages.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2019)
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Happy Glass App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, cute puzzler drowns in a flood of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Jon Shafer's At the Gates Game Poster Image
age 8+
Average strategy game focuses on Roman and tribal warfare.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Lyrical Letters App Poster Image
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age 8+
Digital keyboard adds musical word puzzle and lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bakugan: Battle Planet TV Poster Image
age 8+
Marketing tie-ins overwhelm in violent franchise reboot.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
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Blended Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Honest, warm story of family, identity, police brutality.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2018)
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The Unteachables Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Triumph, life lessons fill hysterical middle school romp.
By Gordon Korman
(2019)
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JigSpace App Poster Image
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age 8+
Cool virtual models for learning; AR has limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mario & friends bring fast-paced Wii U classics to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Remake has mild combat, fresh graphics, bonus campaign.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Drops: Learn 31 new languages App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun games and vivid representations aid language learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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