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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Aegis Defenders Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex but highly rewarding adventure focused on teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2018)
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Altered Carbon TV Poster Image
age 17+
Intriguing sci-fi idea undone by over-the-top violence, sex.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Britannia TV Poster Image
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age 18+
Beautifully shot fantasy adventure lacks real substance.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Monster Hunter: World Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fresh take on epic battle between man vs. beast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Earth: One Amazing Day Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some animal peril in beautifully filmed nature documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Geostorm Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tons of CGI disaster/sci-fi mayhem; eye-rolling story.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
age 4+
Picture book intro to important, inspirational story.
By Margot Lee Shetterly, Winifred Conkling
(2018)
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Planet Earth: Blue Planet II TV Poster Image
age 7+
Stunning nature documentary is excellent watch-together TV.
Network: BBC America
(2018)
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The Fixies TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Little creatures teach STEM subjects in a fun way for kids.
Network: YouTube
(2010)
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Google Arts & Culture App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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AR Diorama - Qurious Island App Poster Image
age 4+
Nature-themed AR game fun but glitchy.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2018)
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Ellie, Engineer, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl solves boys-vs.-girls dispute in smart series start.
By Jackson Pearce
(2018)
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Wild Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Love and family curse in lush, lyrical magical realism tale.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2017)
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Rhett & Link's Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery Book Poster Image
age 13+
Positivity, charm, laughs from popular YouTubers.
By Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal
(2017)
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Bad Kitty Camp Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly identity mix-up reveals sweet lesson on getting along.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2018)
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The Lost Rainforest: Mez's Magic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed but scattered tale of magic talking animals.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2018)
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Iconoclasts Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Ambitious, philosophical action title is a delightful joy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2018)
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The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar Movie Poster Image
age 5+
More adventures of Kion and his Guard; cartoon peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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