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Dasher Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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Costume Quest: Heroes on Holiday TV Poster Image
age 8+
Charming holiday-themed special promotes teamwork, kindness.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More adventures in Aldovia; some mild suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Finding Santa Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Holiday tale has cartoon action, suspense, intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Tale Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Lights, songs, and good cheer delight in short holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Holiday Rush Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Energetic family comedy lacks depth; mild language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Crayons' Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Crayons celebrate the season with funny pull-out letters.
By Drew Daywalt
(2019)
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Skillshare - Online Learning App Poster Image
age 14+
Creative and career-oriented lessons for curious older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Knight Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Frothy holiday romcom has mild language, product placement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zumba Burn It Up! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Work up a sweat (or not) with on the go exercises.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Tiny Travelers Mexico Treasure Quest Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful search-and-find journey through Mexico.
By Steven Wolfe Pereira
(2019)
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Call Down the Hawk: The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling, heartbreaking start to Raven Cycle spin-off.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2019)
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Klaus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Jumprope: How-to Videos App Poster Image
age 13+
Create and view cool how-tos; some have commercialism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Dilili in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Historical Parisian adventure is entertaining but uneven.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Noelle Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Xmas comedy has predictable storylines, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series TV Poster Image
age 10+
Faux-docu is a fun new take on the now-classic musical.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Let It Snow Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun teen ensemble romcom has language, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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My Adventures with Santa Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Some potty humor, bullying in lame Christmas movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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