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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of courage, heroism, and heartbreak.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2020)
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Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, graphic story of boy with facial differences.
By Magdalena Newman, Nathaniel Newman
(2020)
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I Am Perfectly Designed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, loving tale of an affirming father-son relationship.
By Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown
(2019)
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Sugar Rush Christmas TV Poster Image
age 10+
Holiday-themed spin on fun competitive baking show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Aeronauts Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ali Cross Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting first case for detective's middle-school son.
By James Patterson
(2019)
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Arise: A Simple Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
Touching poetic adventure explores time, age, and death.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Marvel's Hero Project TV Poster Image
age 10+
Marvel celebrates the young superheroes walking among us.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Look, I'm Making It Up! App Poster Image
age 3+
Interactive story says dance to the beat of your own drum.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Concrete Genie Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great anti-bullying game swaps fighting for art.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic horse novel has be-kind-to-animals message.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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Shouting at the Rain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl grapples with being abandoned in bittersweet tale.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2019)
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The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Kid sleuths investigate zany time-travel mystery.
By Lamar Giles
(2019)
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