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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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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(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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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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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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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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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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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Eli Roth's aged-down spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Great American Read TV Poster Image
age 11+
Series spotlights best books, celebrates joys of reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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