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The Upside Down Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Outstanding preschool series is fun and inventive.
Network: Nick Jr., Nickelodeon
(2006)
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Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Fraggle Rock TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic kids' series offers both big themes and big fun.
Network: Hulu, Discovery Family Channel
(1983)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV Poster Image
age 13+
Outstanding anime is more violent than you'd expect.
Network: New Video
(2012)
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A Tale Dark and Grimm Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
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Percy Jackson's Greek Gods Book Poster Image
age 9+
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted Game Poster Image
age 15+
Classic survival horror franchise jump-scares to VR.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Bear in the Big Blue House TV Poster Image
age 3+
Cooperate and share with Bear! Great for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(1997)
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Breakfast with Bear TV Poster Image
age 3+
Bear helps kids get up and go in the morning.
Network: Disney Channel
(1997)
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The Muppet Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
First Muppet movie has wonderful songs -- and a few guns.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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