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Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure Movie Poster Image
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Faux holiday-themed sequel is weak and forgettable.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Slithery Snakes Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Creepy, fun book about snakes is chock-full of facts.
By Roxie Munro
(2013)
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop Book Poster Image
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
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Into That Forest Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
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(Release Year: 1973)
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An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet American Girl story about finding your voice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Golden Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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Google Art Project Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
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North America TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous docuseries surveys nature both peaceful and brutal.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
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Koala Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Aussie circus adventure is fun but has a few scary scenes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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To the Arctic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Educational documentary explores life in the frozen wild.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Africa TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Fascinating hi-def documentary has some intensity, too.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
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The Shadow Society Book Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting alternate-world fantasy promotes tolerance.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Ice Age: Continental Drift Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Prehistoric pals hit the seas for an exciting adventure.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Origin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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Step Up Revolution Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Dance movie is formulaic but boasts some fun sequences.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Entertaining "threequel" has some mild violence, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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