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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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NanoGolf: Hole in One App Poster Image
age 5+
Entertaining but ad-heavy arcade mini-golf for all ages.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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SK8 Dawg Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Tale of a bullied boy and his talking, skateboarding bulldog
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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What Can a Citizen Do? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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Angry Birds - BirLd Cup TV Poster Image
age 5+
YouTube competition series misses goal with poor format.
Network: YouTube
(2018)
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The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon Book Poster Image
age 5+
Suspense, drama in tale of runner who helped break barrier.
By Frances Poletti, Kristina Yee
(2017)
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Art Stories Cities App Poster Image
age 5+
Playful take on world travel has lofty educational info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Malala's Magic Pencil Book Poster Image
age 5+
Nobel winner tells what inspired activism in relatable tale.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2017)
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Dad and the Dinosaur Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dad helps son manage fears in kind story full of empathy.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2017)
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GoNoodle Kids App Poster Image
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age 5+
Get hearts pumping with fun, kid-friendly movement videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Barbie Spy Squad Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Barbie forgoes fashion for exciting secret-agent adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
age 5+
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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LeapFrog Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Imagicard Learning Game Game Poster Image
age 5+
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
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Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Mildly amusing sports-themed sequel is fun for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully Book Poster Image
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Heartwarming seasonal tale celebrates family bonds.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crazy Basketball App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, free hoops game with option to buy upgrade in-app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson Book Poster Image
age 5+
Daughter's memory of her bigger-than-life, courageous dad.
By Sharon Robinson
(2009)
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Surf's Up Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Kids will dive into penguin adventure, dude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Everyone's Hero Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
A formulaic feel-good movie with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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