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Betsy-Tacy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Trio of young friends grows up in beloved 1940s series.
By Maud Hart Lovelace
(1940)
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The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley TV Poster Image
age 6+
Sister sleuths' far-flung cases are lots of fun for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon, Online
(2001)
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Stuck in the Middle TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming comedy pokes fun at chaotic family life.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Calendar Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
First-graders solve suspenseful mysteries month by month.
By Ron Roy
(2009)
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The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
(2016)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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The HALO Effect TV Poster Image
age 6+
Compassionate teens inspire by helping others in fab docu.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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Glitter Force TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fairy-tale anime doesn't dazzle, but strong female leads do.
Network: Netflix
(2012)
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Cam Jansen Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fifth-grader with photographic memory solves fun mysteries.
By David A. Adler
(2004)
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Ballpark Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bro and sis solve fun mysteries in major-league ballparks.
By David A. Kelly
(2011)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir TV Poster Image
age 7+
Pleasant Paris-set superhero story sweet fun for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel, Nickelodeon
(2015)
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The Kicks TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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A to Z Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Good-hearted kids solve mysteries in fun, short chapters.
By Ron Roy
(1997)
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Shelter Pet Squad Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat, fun adventures spotlight kind, animal-loving kids.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
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Dragon Slayers' Academy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Average stories about aspiring knights in medieval times.
By Kate McMullan
(2003)
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AG Life TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Empowering American Girl shorts celebrate individuality.
Network: Online
(2015)
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The Rescue Princesses Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Four princesses save animals using brains and bravery.
By Paula Harrison
(2012)
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Grace for President Book Poster Image
age 6+
School campaign tale explains U.S. democracy in fun way.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2007)
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Daisy Chain App Poster Image
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age 7+
Strong role models transform bullies in lovely story.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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