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Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone Game Poster Image
age 8+
Outstanding painting software can make anyone an artist.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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Ghoulish Song Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
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YAKiT Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine App Poster Image
age 8+
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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America's Ballroom Challenge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Snipe-free dance competition is fun for all ages.
Network: PBS
(2006)
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The Splatters Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Under the Egg Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
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Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Game Poster Image
age 8+
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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Inside My Radio Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun platformer teaches the importance of rhythm.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Amplitude Game Poster Image
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age 8+
All-too-short musical treat for both the eyes and ears.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
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KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
age 8+
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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INKS. App Poster Image
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age 8+
Pinball plus pleasant watercolors and meditative music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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