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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
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Wee Sing & Learn 123 App Poster Image
age 3+
Familiar tunes and bright videos engage preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Fly Away Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Warm, poetic family story shows sweet sibling relationship.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2014)
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Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings App Poster Image
age 3+
Express feelings in safe, healthy ways with Daniel's lead.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar Book Poster Image
age 4+
Rolling Stones guitarist's warm, inspiring childhood memoir.
By Keith Richards
(2014)
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The Whole Gritty City Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Vibrant, poignant, inspiring music docu; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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It Takes a Choir TV Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring reality show has meaningful messages for families.
Network: USA
(2014)
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Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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The Orchestra App Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar videos, interactive features make beautiful music.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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Love & Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Trombone Shorty Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(2016)
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Bubble Guppies: Guppy Style! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly crew learns about identity in charming special.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2016)
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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