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Final Fantasy Explorers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Big Game: FunJungle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
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The Lion Guard TV Poster Image
age 5+
Simba's son monitors circle of life in meaningful series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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Broken Ground: Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Solid storytelling, intensity in spin-off series sequel.
By Victoria Schwab
(2015)
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Lost. Found. Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Touching, funny takedown of "finders, keepers" is a gem.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2015)
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Lost My Name Books Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
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Fat Princess Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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PBS KIDS ScratchJr App Poster Image
age 6+
Create with coding blocks and a mash-up of characters.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
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More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
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Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Big Bear Little Chair Book Poster Image
age 3+
Kids easily grasp opposites through bold, stylized art.
By Lizi Boyd
(2015)
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Zarafa Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting African fable with some scares and sadness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
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The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
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Little Elliot, Big Family Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot joins the mouse family in big-hearted tale.
By Mike Curato
(2015)
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A Pack Divided: Survivors, The Gathering Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting post-disaster dog fantasy best for fans of series.
By Erin Hunter
(2015)
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Kingdom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Fishing With Grandpa App Poster Image
age 3+
Reel in basic skills and fishing vocab with a gentle guide.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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The Nonsense Show Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright, silly scenes of world turned upside down.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
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