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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Spycies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Spy adventure has cartoon violence and environmental themes.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Arctic Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Strong voice cast can't save bland animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Code the Robot. Save the Cat App Poster Image
age 8+
Create and play with cute, cat-friendly coding puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Notorious Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky tale of middle schooler, '30s gangsters, murdered dog.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Ralph S. Mouse Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lovely classics have adventure, empathy, a talking mouse.
By Beverly Cleary
(1965)
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Cats Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-screen musical adaptation is both strange and magical.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Togo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
True Alaska tale mixes action and drama; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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while True: learn() App Poster Image
age 13+
Creative AI introduction would benefit from in-game hints.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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StarDog and TurboCat Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat-feeling animated animal adventure has cartoon violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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To Be of Service Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Raw, honest documentary gets real about postwar trauma.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Roar Like a Dandelion Book Poster Image
age 3+
Whimsical wordplay, wacky pictures in delightful ABC book.
By Ruth Krauss
(2019)
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Blue's Clues & You! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging reboot teaches preschoolers prereading skills.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Lady and the Tramp (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Remake has humor and heart; some peril, emotional intensity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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