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Catie's Amazing Machines TV Poster Image
age 3+
Stereotype-busting preschool show has lots of fun vehicles.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2018)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Chuggington TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Young "trainees" teach preschoolers important social skills.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Thomas and Friends: Lion of Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Cute stories model great behavior for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Wee You-Things App Poster Image
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age 3+
Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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The Big Book of Trains Book Poster Image
age 4+
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)
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The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet sequel will amuse kids; less intense than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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10 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Collection of fave episodes has positive messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Turkey Day special for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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Thomas and the Magic Railroad Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Will please its many fans, but plot might confuse kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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Lomax TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Musical dog's travels turn kids on to folk tunes.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Athletic Peanuts adventure with a focus on playing fairly.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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Snoopy's Reunion Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute puppy tales are not as charming as past Peanuts movies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Little Engine That Could Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Young train fans will enjoy this message-filled ride.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Sid's Science Fair App Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging app lets kids experiment, explore with TV faves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy bio of Josephine Baker inspiring, bittersweet.
By Jonah Winter
(2012)
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Crafty Chloe Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Charming celebration of homemade gifts from the heart.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2012)
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