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A Christmas Gift from Bob Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Too-sentimental sequel has drug references, mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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A Whisker Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely coming-of-age anime explores identity, first crushes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Donut Dog: Feed your focus! App Poster Image
age 11+
Fun focus timer has four paws -- and a few flaws.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Street Cat Named Bob Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet memoir-based drama deals with drug addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book Book Poster Image
age 11+
Belle gets lured into book in dark but enchanting spin-off.
By Jennifer Donnelly
(2017)
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Millionaire Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Iffy humor, poor quality mar dog-centered comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Disney Enchanted Tales App Poster Image
age 11+
Pretty worlds for Disney faves, but kids must wait or spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Second Chance Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Uplifting but emotionally intense dog-rescue/rehab docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bravest Warriors TV Poster Image
age 11+
Goofy heroes time-travel, hilarity ensues in tween series.
Network: Cartoon Hangover, YouTube
(2012)
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Max Movie Poster Image
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Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Shepherd's Crown: Tiffany Aching Adventures, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
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Monkey King: Hero Is Back Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Exciting animated tale has martial arts action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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A World Without Princes: The School for Good and Evil, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
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Billy and Buddy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Subtitled French dog tale has odd suggestiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The School for Good and Evil, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
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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Curses! Foiled Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen girl defends Faerie in lively graphic novel sequel.
By Jane Yolen
(2013)
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Foiled Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
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