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Blue Apprentice - Elementary Science Adventure Game by Galxyz App Poster Image
age 8+
Immersive science adventure helpful for reinforcing facts.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Journey to Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Stunning visuals in short docu about modern space program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Genius by Stephen Hawking TV Poster Image
age 8+
Volunteers test theory that brilliance lies in everyone.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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Kong: King of the Apes TV Poster Image
age 8+
CGI take on primate's story is violent but entertaining.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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All the Time in the World Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family leaves tech behind during winter in the Yukon.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
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Strawberry Shortcake Candy Garden App Poster Image
age 8+
Purchases pushed in magical garden not so sweet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Big Game: FunJungle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(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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A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
History, magic, foreign travel in exciting tween adventure.
By Lisa Papademetriou
(2015)
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Newton for Osmo App Poster Image
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age 8+
Cool physics + drawing concept misses mark.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Secret Coders Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
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Firefly Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
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Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo: Frank Einstein, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon Game Poster Image
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
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FlummoxVision - Watch Flummox and Friends on your iPad App Poster Image
age 8+
Funny videos, solid questions for social-emotional learning.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Life Story TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-journeys docu is beautiful, inspiring.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2015)
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Into the Dorkness: Galaxy's Most Wanted, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
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