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Book Reviews

Red Band Society TV Poster Image
age 13+
Likable teens tackle tough circumstances in moving dramedy.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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Dora and Friends: Into the City! TV Poster Image
age 5+
School-age TV icon explores community service, friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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Dancing in Jaffa Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting docu promotes religious tolerance via dance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Ella the Elephant TV Poster Image
age 4+
Friendly book characters teach lessons in helping others.
Network: Disney Junior, Kidstream
(2014)
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Lily's Driftwood Bay TV Poster Image
age 4+
Girl's simple, homegrown adventures celebrate imagination.
Network: Universal Kids
(2014)
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Mia and Me TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Fantasy series has positive themes, intimidating villains.
Network: Nick Jr., Nickelodeon
(2014)
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Bubble Guppies: The Puppy and the Ring TV Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful adventure has excellent friendship messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Sheriff Callie's Wild West TV Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
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Dear Dumb Diary Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Derek TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Ricky Gervais redeems himself as a lovable simpleton.
Network: Netflix
(2013)
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Curious George Swings into Spring Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly monkey's escapades teach tots about nature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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The Sessions Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature but deeply powerful look at sex and the disabled.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show TV Poster Image
age 11+
Classic '70s comedy reflects women's liberation era.
Network: CBS
(1970)
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The Chica Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Lively show combines great messages, pint-size dress-up fun.
Network: Sprout
(2012)
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Ruby Gloom TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet friendship and cooperation in a gothic setting.
Network: YTV, Pop TV, Pop Girl
(2006)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Excellent lessons from Mister Rogers' next generation.
Network: PBS Kids
(2012)
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Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot TV Poster Image
age 3+
CGI enhances the magic of classic friendly characters.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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