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Harvie and the Magic Museum Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated adventure has stereotypes, cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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For a Muse of Fire Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating alternate-Asia fantasy has magic, suspense.
By Heidi Heilig
(2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell TV Poster Image
age 12+
Creativity abounds on macabre, sometimes edgy cooking show.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Puppet Fever Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Puppet-themed party game delivers family friendly VR fun.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
(2018)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Well-made sliding puzzle stuck with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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Crash & Bernstein TV Poster Image
age 8+
Funny puppet comedy needs a reality check from parents.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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Remarkable Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
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Being Elmo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring docu about the man behind the Muppet superstar.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Pinocchio (2002) Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action dubbed puppet story is creepy and lacks humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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