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Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome App Poster Image
age 8+
Roman culture made engaging and entertaining.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Romeo and Juliet Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2004)
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May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
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FIFA Street Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great soccer sim takes to the streets rather than the pitch.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
age 8+
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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A Hard Day's Night Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Fab Four hit top form in first all-original soundtrack.
By The Beatles
(1964)
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Something Strange and Deadly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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FIFA SOCCER 13 by EA SPORTS App Poster Image
age 8+
Polished soccer simulator faithfully re-creates game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Historypin Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
URL: https://www.historypin.org/en/
(2013)
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The Reluctant Assassin: W.A.R.P., Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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