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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Surprises, mild scares in festive stop-motion special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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Blox 3D City Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Blocky builder is solid but has tricky controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Imagination Land Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Amateurish animated animal stories for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
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(Release Year: 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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Deadly Nightmares of Nature TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun animal docuseries uses education to replace fear.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2012)
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Shining Resonance Refrain Game Poster Image
age 13+
Huge adventure has slow intro but develops into grand tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Loud, action-packed comic tale sells toys.
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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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dreamy, visual vacation unfolds in sweet beach tale.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2018)
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SquiggleFish App Poster Image
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age 4+
Off/on-screen idea is good bait but the catch disappoints.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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One Big Ocean Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Biodiversity, environmental concerns in marine adventures.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Under the Sea with Key TV Poster Image
age 5+
Discover spectacular sea creatures with friendly host.
Network: Family Central
(2018)
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Isle of Blood and Stone: Tower of Winds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fantasy weaves clever mystery plot.
By Makiia Lucier
(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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NOVA Wonders TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Dense STEM series investigates universe's big questions.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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