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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Age-appropriate food adventure goes down easily.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Amusing, silly sequel has a bit more edge than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Curious but not scary, this Alice is close to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Ramona and Beezus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Beloved book girl comes to life in sweet, kid-friendly tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Fish Hooks TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Cute pet store antics have positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Carrey's penguin antics are predictable but still funny.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Popular book heroine gets a bummer adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Wild Kratts TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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Doug TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1991)
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The Game of Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Iconic board game makes for fun family entertainment.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2011)
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Disney Animation Artist: Mickey & Friends Game Poster Image
age 6+
Cool animation teaching, but kids' art gets lost in shuffle.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
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Toby Tyler Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Whimsical tale of a circus orphan has a few scary bits.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Prince Cinders Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Silly and very English-humored spin on Cinderella story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Jungle Book TV Poster Image
age 6+
CGI adaptation with mild scares treads too-familiar ground.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 6+
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS, qubo
(2001)
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Start with a Book Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Start with a topic, and site will you lead to a great book.
URL: http://www.startwithabook.org
(2012)
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Magic Town Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Exciting storybook world keeps kids engaged in reading.
URL: http://www.magictown.com/
(2012)
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Bratz Kidz: Fairy Tales Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Kidz as fairy tale heroines in clumsy stories; mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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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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Epic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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