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Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Tale Movie Poster Image
age 5+
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Leo da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Inventor adventure celebrates STEM pursuits; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Klaus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Noelle Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Xmas comedy has predictable storylines, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Where Are You From? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(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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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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Where's Waldo? (2019) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Reboot of iconic puzzler teaches culture, problem solving.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mister Rogers' songs stand up as uplifting, fun poems.
By Fred Rogers
(2019)
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Pratfall-heavy take on holiday tale is fun but no classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(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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SpaceBob MerryPants TV Poster Image
age 6+
Absurdity overwhelms holiday spirit in so-so Christmas tale.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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I Am Neil Armstrong: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Science-rich picture bio tracks first "small step" on moon.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Puppy Star Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Cute puppies, slapstick silliness in sweet sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princesses learn to be heroes in fun science fair romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2018)
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What Can a Citizen Do? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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