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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
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The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Elmo, Abby and gang celebrate neighborhood diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Princess Hair Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Jubilant celebration of girls' hairstyles, hair textures.
By Sharee Miller
(2017)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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The Hazel Wood Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Julián Is a Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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The Creature of the Pines: The Unicorn Rescue Society, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids save mythical creature in sweet, funny fantasy.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2018)
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Princess Pulverizer Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Atypical princess story is spirited, funny, full of burps.
By Nancy Krulik
(2018)
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A Parade of Elephants Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet, cozy counting book teaches basic preschool concepts.
By Kevin Henkes
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Khan Academy Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Creative early-learning activities engage and inspire.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Super Mario Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Brand-new party filled with fun and laughs for all.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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More Than a Princess Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced adventure of princess who breaks the mold.
By E.D. Baker
(2018)
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Wargroove Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Creativity, compelling play mark fantastic indie strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Lexi's World App Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids create a lovely magical world by spelling simple words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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