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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Mighty Little Bheem TV Poster Image
age 4+
Toddler's cute adventures show off Indian culture.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas TV Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming holiday story emphasizes gifts of the heart.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Booba TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Curiosity inspires young creature's funny discoveries.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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All I Want for Christmas Is You Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Merry, mischievous holiday tale is fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Top Wing TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Eager rescue cadets teach preschoolers about teamwork.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2017)
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Sparkle Stories App Poster Image
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age 4+
Soothing stories for kids who need calm.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Oddbods TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Oddly fun show features problem-solving, mischief making.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Snowy Day Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Gratitude, diversity central to sweet book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Leo's Pad Enrichment Program for Preschoolers App Poster Image
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age 4+
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Terraria App Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-done Minecraft-like game, with action twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Tumble Leaf TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Vibrant preschool series teaches about science through play.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Kidoodle.TV Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Safe videos for kids with parental controls -- for a fee.
URL: https://www.kidoodle.tv
(2014)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare Game Poster Image
age 11+
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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