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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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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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JFK Moonshot App Poster Image
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age 6+
Shoot for the stars with free, immersive AR history lesson.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Rivet: Better Reading Practice App Poster Image
age 6+
Free digital library offers a lot, but not all the best.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(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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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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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(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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Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively tales of 10 who led fight for women's voting rights.
By Kirsten Gillibrand
(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 Neil Armstrong: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Science-rich picture bio tracks first "small step" on moon.
By Brad Meltzer
(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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National Parks Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful documentary celebrates "America's best idea."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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