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Metrico+ Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive, tough platformer breathes life into infographics.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Style Savvy: Fashion Forward Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fuses creativity with business; ideal for young designers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Monster Hunt Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Chinese fantasy mega-hit has lots of martial-arts action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sticks & Stones Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Quirky tween dramedy has strong messages about self-esteem.
By Abby Cooper
(2016)
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Darkmouth: The Legends Begin: Darkmouth, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Reluctant monster hunter steps up in clever, funny fantasy.
By Shane Hegarty
(2015)
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Full Mojo Rampage Game Poster Image
age 9+
Challenging voodoo-themed action doesn't go too deep.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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WordBrain App Poster Image
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age 9+
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Demon Dentist Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Grisly, wicked romp has touches of Dahl and dark humor.
By David Walliams
(2016)
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Adventures of Poco Eco - Lost Sounds App Poster Image
age 9+
A meditative musical journey through a lush neon wonderland.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Red:  The True Story of Red Riding Hood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Strong heroine leads the adventure in fairy tale revamp.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2016)
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Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crossover tales will thrill fans of Riordan's two series.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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Death Weavers: Five Kingdoms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meandering plot but much heroism in intriguing purgatory.
By Brandon Mull
(2016)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
Great platformer with ecological themes just got better.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
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Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Beyond Beyond Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative tale about grief may be dark, confusing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Knights of the Lunch Table Series Book Poster Image
age 9+
Boy uses brains, heart, and friends to stand up to bullies.
By Frank Cammuso
(2008)
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Forest of Wonders: Wing & Claw, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Talking beasts, bright kids pep up fantasy series start.
By Linda Sue Park
(2016)
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Animal Jam - Play Wild! App Poster Image
age 9+
Virtual world shallowly focuses on toys, chats with others.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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