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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(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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DIY.org – Creative Challenges App Poster Image
age 5+
How-to videos ignite curiosity and nurture key skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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44 Cats TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Bullyish baddies add edge to musical feline friends' tale.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Donut Dog: Feed your focus! App Poster Image
age 11+
Fun focus timer has four paws -- and a few flaws.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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A Jazzy Day - Music Education App Poster Image
age 5+
Jazz it up and explore instruments working together.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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SK8 Dawg Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Tale of a bullied boy and his talking, skateboarding bulldog
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Good Rosie! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Lonely dog makes friends in relatable picture book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Big Fun Crafty Show TV Poster Image
age 5+
Craft-themed challenges encourage teamwork, creativity.
Network: Universal Kids
(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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Hudson and the Puppy: Lost in Paris: Paris-Chien, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dog helps homeless pup in charming Paris adventure.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2018)
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Heartbeats Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great dance scenes perk up so-so cross-cultural romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Doggone Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Low-budget talking-dog movie has slapstick humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zoofari TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Funny clip-based show introduces kids to animal basics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Art Stories Cities App Poster Image
age 5+
Playful take on world travel has lofty educational info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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Little Fire Station - Fire Engine & Firefighters App Poster Image
age 5+
Find tricky hidden items, be a helper in cute, shallow play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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A Street Cat Named Bob Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet memoir-based drama deals with drug addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively biography of the man who gave birth to kids' books.
By Michelle Markel
(2017)
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