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Goosebumps HorrorTown App Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky but repetitive creepshow sim has heavy consumer push.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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The Downward Spiral: Lock and Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moodier young Sherlock sequel is chock-full of secrets.
By Ridley Pearson
(2017)
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Paws P.I. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Talking animals, slapstick jeopardy in live-action misfire.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Neverworld Wake Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, gripping, time-shifting psychological thriller.
By Marisha Pessl
(2018)
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Charlie & Frog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, educational mystery introduces kids to sign language.
By Karen Kane
(2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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I Kill Giants Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moody, intense graphic novel-based fantasy drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Great American Read TV Poster Image
age 11+
Series spotlights best books, celebrates joys of reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Raffie on the Run Book Poster Image
age 8+
Subway rat aims to rescue brother in swift urban adventure.
By Jacqueline Resnick
(2018)
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The Who Was? Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun books-inspired show intros kids to historical figures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Kids Listen: Podcasts for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
Great collection of audio content for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Lion & Mouse - Orchestra App Poster Image
age 4+
Nonsensical narration negates cute story, activities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Little Women TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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A Stone for Sascha Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art in wordless tale of loss and passage of time.
By Aaron Becker
(2018)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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Fifty Shades Freed Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
Third and final movie has more bland sex, even less plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Kid Stew TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique sketch comedy series has roots in books, reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Little Chickies (Los Pollitos) by Canticos - Sing, Play & Learn with Latino Nursery Rhymes App Poster Image
age 2+
Learn Spanish rhyme in other languages; limited content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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