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Aru Shah at the City of Gold: Pandava, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Indian myth quest tale stays exciting in this volume.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges: The Fowl Twins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel is full of wild characters and exciting exploits.
By Eoin Colfer
(2020)
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The Vanished: Shuri, A Black Panther Novel, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
African princess on engaging quest to rescue girl prodigies.
By Nic Stone
(2021)
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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Game Poster Image
age 10+
Nostalgic strategy series debut tactically soars on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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First Lady Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Skip this poorly made, agenda-driven dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action sequel carves its place in Breath of the Wild lore.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Ickabog Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Harry Potter author's fairy tale is darker than expected.
By J. K. Rowling
(2020)
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The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks.
By Rick Riordan
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Shuri: A Black Panther Novel, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bold princess shines in African superhero adventure.
By Nic Stone
(2020)
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The Chaos Curse: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Chaotic tale with solid message that diverse stories matter.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2020)
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Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes: Pandava, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Aru learns about absent father in exciting installment.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Disney Sorcerer's Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Disney fun packed with fan service, but shackled with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Exit the Gungeon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Chaotic shoot-'em-up adventure is fun but frustrating.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Race to the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun girl hero drives fast-paced, modern take on Navajo myth.
By Rebecca Roanhorse
(2020)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More adventures in Aldovia; some mild suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Queen of the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave girl finds royal intrigue in detailed 1500s tale.
By Dylan Meconis
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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