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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Wild Symphony Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Fun poems about animals help introduce music to kids.
By Dan Brown
(2020)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Sema Run App Poster Image
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age 3+
"A" is for "Africa" in engaging letter-sound game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Raising Dion TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Supervillain violence, bullying in excellent family drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Spider-Man: Far from Home Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun, fast-paced sequel has some dark, dizzying violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Go! Live Your Way TV Poster Image
age 11+
Fun musical teen soap has romance, a few mature topics.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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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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Aquaman Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Underwater origin story has lots of comic book action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Brushing Hero App Poster Image
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age 3+
Brush teeth, defeat monsters; hero for some, not for all.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Paw Patrol movie shines a light on perseverance and courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Corduroy Takes a Bow Book Poster Image
age 3+
Toy bear gets in the act at the theater in charming sequel.
By Viola Davis
(2018)
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World of Peppa Pig App Poster Image
age 3+
Fun, simple, supportive activity sampler for preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Heartbeats Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great dance scenes perk up so-so cross-cultural romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Justice League Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
All-star superhero adventure is uneven but entertaining.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Be-be-bears: Painting for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Graphics make fun, short-lived animations; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Art Class with Dr. Panda App Poster Image
age 3+
Fun, directed crafts best as inspiration for offscreen art.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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Super Bomberman R Game Poster Image
age 11+
Multiplayer action big on explosions, light on content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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