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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Arthur and the Haunted Tree House TV Poster Image
age 5+
Fun tale treats kids to gentle scares, positive messages.
Network: PBS
(2017)
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Vampirina TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Vivacious vampire girl's adventures promote tolerance.
Network: Disney Junior
(2017)
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StoryTime: Billy Goats Gruff App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic fairy tale with kid-friendly prompts, creepy troll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tries to get a break in fun, action-packed volume.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens App Poster Image
age 5+
Fairy tales inspire fun, challenging puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
'80s series reboot polishes edges of classic spy spoof.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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Thinkrolls 2 App Poster Image
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age 5+
Maze puzzler packed with smart, science fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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codeSpark Academy App Poster Image
age 5+
Visual code meets story-based game; kids learn by doing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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Strange Hill High TV Poster Image
age 5+
Innovative animation with a few spooky bits is fun for kids.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Endless Reader App Poster Image
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age 5+
Super engaging, but an ineffective way to learn sight words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Secret agent's globe-trotting adventures are fun for kids.
Network: Online
(1984)
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Freckleface Strawberry Monster Maker App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, silly monster-making; be careful with sharing options.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Monsters University Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Monsters Inc. prequel is a fun college comedy for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney-Pixar Monsters University Game Poster Image
age 5+
Kids develop scary-good logic skills with Mike and Sulley.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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