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Lady and the Tramp (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Remake has humor and heart; some peril, emotional intensity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Arctic Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Strong voice cast can't save bland animated adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Gabby Duran & the Unsittables TV Poster Image
age 6+
So-so books-inspired comedy mines laughs from alien hijinks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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Just Roll with It TV Poster Image
age 6+
Family-friendly themes, laughs sell sitcom/improv series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Kawaii Kitchen App Poster Image
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age 6+
Super cute arcade diner satisfies gamers' hunger.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Scientific thinking saves the day in funny, kind adventure.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Patrick Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Mild British comedy should have had more dog, less human.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Poppins Returns Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Superpower Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Science docu unleashes pup power potential; mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty TV Poster Image
age 6+
Spirited feline's so-so adventures celebrate uniqueness.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Bernie the Dolphin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Amiable eco-tale is wholesome but lackluster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dog Diaries: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Rafe's dog tells bouncy tale in Middle School spin-off.
By James Patterson, Steven Butler
(2018)
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It’s Not Easy Being Mimi: Mimi's World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship tale has sweet message, some gender stereotypes.
By Linda Davick
(2018)
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Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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I Am Sonia Sotomayor: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Positive messages in engaging bio of Supreme Court justice.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Puppy Star Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Cute puppies, slapstick silliness in sweet sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel has simple story, leisurely pace, and mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pup Star: World Tour Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Slapstick action and humor in musical talking-dog sequel.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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