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StoryToys Jungle Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic story retold with games; beware in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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Archibald's Next Big Thing TV Poster Image
age 5+
Sunny book character's adventures make for fun family show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss TV Poster Image
age 5+
Classic Dr. Seuss puppets are familiar and fun.
Network: Kidstream
(1997)
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring bio of brilliant NASA mathematician in the 1960s.
By Suzanne Slade
(2019)
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Libby, by OverDrive App Poster Image
age 5+
Browse, borrow books with online library; filters available.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Bookful App Poster Image
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age 5+
AR digital books more cool graphics than great reads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Elf Pets: Santa's St. Bernards Save Christmas TV Poster Image
age 5+
Heartwarming tale emphasizes compassion, generosity.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
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The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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Topsy and Tim TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet books-inspired show presents rigid gender roles.
Network: BBC
(2013)
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Fancy Nancy TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Books-inspired series celebrates individuality, expression.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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A Stone for Sascha Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art in wordless tale of loss and passage of time.
By Aaron Becker
(2018)
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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill TV Poster Image
age 5+
Friendship, adventure, and humor abound in cute Aussie show.
Network: Comcast
(2016)
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Islandborn Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Vibrant memories of Caribbean island celebrate heritage.
By Junot Díaz
(2018)
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The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon Book Poster Image
age 5+
Suspense, drama in tale of runner who helped break barrier.
By Frances Poletti, Kristina Yee
(2017)
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Red Riding Hood App Poster Image
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age 5+
Alternative plot twists give clever update to classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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I Am Harriet Tubman: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 5+
Courage, doing the right thing are themes in thrilling bio.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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