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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Crikey! It's the Irwins TV Poster Image
age 8+
Croc hunter's legacy lives on in fun, cheerful family show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Star Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet Nativity story told from animals' perspective.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Wishtree Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(2017)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Lion Guard TV Poster Image
age 5+
Simba's son monitors circle of life in meaningful series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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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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Arthur Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Fabulous, funny holiday movie about the Christmas spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Born to Be Wild Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
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Prep & Landing Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Clever holiday story is merry fun for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Oceans Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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A Christmas Story Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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The Fox and the Child Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Stunning story of friendship shows the magic of patience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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