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Civilisations AR App Poster Image
age 8+
Diverse AR collection brings the art museum home.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Silver Meadows Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant story of Puerto Rican girl adapting to life in U.S.
By Emma Otheguy
(2019)
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Note Quest: Learn Music Fast App Poster Image
age 8+
Speedy sight-reading drills work best with teacher support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Camp Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Cheery graphic novel shows camp routines, friend jealousy.
By Kayla Miller
(2019)
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What Is the Story of? Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Surprisingly deep, interesting look at beloved characters.
By Who HQ, et al.
(2019)
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Happy Glass App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, cute puzzler drowns in a flood of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonderama TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Reboot of classic kids' variety show is fun for all ages.
Network: Syndicated
(2016)
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Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bios of female artists and scientists worldwide.
By Vashti Harrison
(2018)
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Dancing with the Stars: Juniors TV Poster Image
age 8+
Pint-size dance contestants impress in fun reality spin-off.
Network: ABC
(2018)
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Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring stories celebrate difference and bold vision.
By Ben Brooks
(2018)
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Not So Normal Norbert Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun fantasy/sci-fi blend combats dystopia with laughs.
By James Patterson, Joey Green
(2018)
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Heartbeats Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great dance scenes perk up so-so cross-cultural romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational bios of trailblazing African American women.
By Vashti Harrison
(2017)
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Club Mickey Mouse TV Poster Image
age 8+
Short-form modern Mouseketeers series misses the mark.
Network: Online, Disney Channel
(2017)
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Babymouse Tales from the Locker:  Lights, Camera, Middle School! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Series moves to middle school, tackles fear with humor.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2017)
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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Book Poster Image
age 8+
The blues and forgiveness fuel emotional family grief tale.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2017)
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Little Big Shots: Forever Young TV Poster Image
age 8+
Senior citizens take center stage in inspiring talent show.
Network: NBC
(2017)
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Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring poems about Latinos who excelled in their fields.
By Margarita Engle
(2017)
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Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Clever cutouts are a cut above the average puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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