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Foxy in Love Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Girl learns meaning of Valentine's Day in funny fox tale.
By Emma Dodd
(2013)
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The Legend of Mick Dodge TV Poster Image
age 11+
Quirky recluse series interesting, but has rough language.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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A Very Fuddles Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pampered cat gets into trouble in funny Christmas adventure.
By Frans Vischer
(2013)
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Santa Claus and the Three Bears Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful art enhances holiday twist on classic fairy tale.
By Maria Modugno
(2013)
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Brontorina Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dino's gotta dance in sweet, body-positive ballet tale.
By James Howe
(2010)
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving App Poster Image
age 4+
Faithful, interactive interpretation of the holiday classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)
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Mousetronaut Goes to Mars Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mouse saves mission in great tale for space buffs.
By Mark Kelly
(2013)
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VeggieTales: Merry Larry & the True Light of Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Simple, faith-based look at the true meaning of Christmas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Harry Potter Alliance Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fans can fight real-world evil with social-activism site.
URL: https://www.thehpalliance.org
(2013)
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The Lord of Opium Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Tales to Enjoy: The Ugly Duckling Game Poster Image
age 4+
There's no hidden swan in this weak mini-game collection.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
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Al Capone Does My Homework: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Moose tries to protect his dad in exciting third in series.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2013)
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VeggieTales: MacLarry & The Stinky Cheese Battle Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Two funny clans prank each other in faith-based comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Slugger Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Slug makes the team in esteem-building baseball story.
By Susan Pearson
(2013)
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Belle Epoque Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Charming story of plucky plain Jane in 1880s Paris.
By Elizabeth Ross
(2013)
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The History of Future Folk Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Quirky indie sci-fi film has positive messages about music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hammer of Witches Book Poster Image
age 11+
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
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