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Castle Burn App Poster Image
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age 8+
Complicated but amusing fantasy strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Wonderland : Little Mermaid App Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful, under-the-sea playscape with glitchy controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Summer of Salt Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet but overly quirky mix of magic, mystery, heavy themes.
By Katrina Leno
(2018)
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Big Fish & Begonia Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Mystical anime has deep themes, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Digimon Adventure tri: Coexistence Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Continuing Japanese series has peril, complex storyline.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Willa of the Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed, violent, absorbing, heartfelt fantasy.
By Robert Beatty
(2018)
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A Reaper at the Gates: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling, violent installment sets up an epic final book.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2018)
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Nightbooks Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Witch holds kids captive in creepy but sweet fantasy tale.
By J.A. White
(2018)
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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(2018)
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The Outcast: Summoner Trilogy Prequel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed origin story for Fletcher's mentor Arcturus.
By Taran Matharu
(2018)
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The Legend of Greg: Failures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Middle Earth meets Chicago in wild magical Dwarf tale.
By Chris Rylander
(2018)
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Castle Rock TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense Stephen King spin-off fun for fans, has some violence.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
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The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel parodies fantasy gaming with skill, affection.
By Clint McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy
(2018)
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Food Fantasy App Poster Image
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age 13+
Complex fantasy feeds adventure hunger, has sexy characters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, rhythmic, bilingual Day of the Dead romp.
By Susie Jaramillo
(2018)
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In My Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet, if unsurprising, romance is OK for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Hand of Fate 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Approachable RPG has cool presentation, fussy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Path of Motus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Adventure tackles bullying with positivity and mild combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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