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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Book Poster Image
age 6+
Exuberant bio celebrates artist who had success when young.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2016)
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Storks Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Family comedy mixes moments of peril, sweet messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Masterpiece Adventures: The Marvin & James Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
A beetle and a boy share a friendship in sweet stories.
By Elise Broach
(2015)
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The Wild Life Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Forgettable talking-animal adventure has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging, action-packed sequel has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Finding Dory Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Delightful sequel promotes teamwork; some sadness, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dory Dory Black Sheep: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Dory faces reading difficulties in imaginative third romp.
By Abby Hanlon
(2016)
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The Poet's Dog Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Talking dog helps stranded kids in gentle book about grief.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2016)
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Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Fifth installment is fine but not-so-fresh prehistoric fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Blinky Bill: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Animated Aussie adventure promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Milo Murphy's Law TV Poster Image
age 6+
Unlucky teen's fortune lies in friendship, positive outlook.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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Monster High: Welcome to Monster High Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Rebooted ghouls are less scary; some mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Snoopy, Come Home Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Adventure-filled Peanuts journey has some sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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A Child of Books Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art marks celebration of kids' classic literature.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2016)
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Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Confusing story with too many characters; for fans only.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Journey to the Lights: Disney Frozen: Northern Lights Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat "Frozen" spin-off is an easy chapter book for fans.
By Suzanne Francis
(2016)
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Stink Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
This 7-year-old's antics will engage emerging readers.
By Megan McDonald
(2013)
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Nate the Great Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Nate solves neighborhood mysteries in fun new-reader series.
By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
(2016)
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Capital Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
White House kids solve mysteries, have fun around D.C.
By Ron Roy
(2009)
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