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Koda Quest - A Fingerprint Network App App Poster Image
age 8+
Real-world missions for environment may need more context.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
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Ferals Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
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The Evertree: Spirit Animals, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
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The Deer God Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fact-filled look at rights leaders' intertwined lives.
By Nikki Grimes
(2015)
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Rise and Fall: Spirit Animals, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
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Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs (As Told by His Niece) Book Poster Image
age 8+
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
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The Brady Barr Experience TV Poster Image
age 8+
Informative animal-conservation show mild enough for tweens.
Network: CW
(2014)
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Hidden Habitats TV Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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Leafie: A Hen into the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt, intense adoption story has some scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Fire and Ice: Spirit Animals, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Characters face loss, frostbite in exciting installment.
By Shannon Hale
(2014)
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Amazon Jack Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Pro-animal-rights film a bit harsh, perilous for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
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Sacred 3 Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent but mediocre RPG has iffy comments about women.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Poached: FunJungle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging zoo sequel blends smarts, pranks, and animal facts.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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SeaWorldKids Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Super stop for conservation, community, and ocean critters.
URL: http://seaworldkids.com/
(2014)
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Blood Ties: Spirit Animals, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Multiplatform fantasy series ups the battle violence.
By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
(2014)
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Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Terrible, unfunny, crass comedy has no redeeming value.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Noah's Ark Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated tale has lots of cartoonish violence, crass humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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