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Latte and the Magic Waterstone Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cute animated adventure has mild scares, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Adventure quest fun despite cartoon violence, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Jack Book Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Toy Story 4 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Big-hearted, touching finale to Pixar's legendary franchise.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Masonry - 3D Brick Creativity App Poster Image
age 5+
Virtual builder has weak instruction, glitchy controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Nothing Rhymes with Orange Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of fruity fun in rhyming tale of fruit and friendship.
By Adam Rex
(2017)
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Where Will I Live? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Moving book about child refugees brought to life by photos.
By Rosemary McCarney
(2017)
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Tangled: Before Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enjoyable movie follow-up continues spunky Rapunzel's tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Freedom in Congo Square Book Poster Image
age 5+
Slaves' lives, jazz roots shown in stunning nonfiction book.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2016)
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Coat of Many Colors Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lyrics of inspirational Dolly Parton song address bullying.
By Dolly Parton
(2016)
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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Book Poster Image
age 5+
Two women stump for right to vote in fresh, upbeat story.
By Mara Rockliff
(2016)
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Free Period TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Creativity abounds as Disney alums return in online shorts.
Network: Online
(2016)
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Izzie's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Low-budget undersea adventure is boring and lifeless.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Pup 2 No Good Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated sequel a bit better than original; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bernard TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Unlucky bear's misadventures = worry-free fun for viewers.
Network: Online
(2006)
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
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