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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Delightful family-friendly sequel has positive themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Jack Book Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Toy Story 4 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Big-hearted, touching finale to Pixar's legendary franchise.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ferne and Rory’s Vet Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Upbeat series teaches kids responsible pet ownership.
Network: Xfinity
(2018)
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Lambslide Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Girl teaches animals to vote in cute farm story.
By Ann Patchett
(2019)
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Issa's Edible Adventures App Poster Image
age 5+
Real recipes are highlights in this imaginary adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White Book Poster Image
age 5+
Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
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StoryTime: Billy Goats Gruff App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic fairy tale with kid-friendly prompts, creepy troll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Nothing Rhymes with Orange Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of fruity fun in rhyming tale of fruit and friendship.
By Adam Rex
(2017)
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Where Will I Live? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Moving book about child refugees brought to life by photos.
By Rosemary McCarney
(2017)
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Tangled: Before Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enjoyable movie follow-up continues spunky Rapunzel's tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Freedom in Congo Square Book Poster Image
age 5+
Slaves' lives, jazz roots shown in stunning nonfiction book.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2016)
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Arlo the Burping Pig Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Predictable story about a girl and the piglet she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, charming look at civil rights leader's childhood.
By Jabari Asim
(2016)
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Coat of Many Colors Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lyrics of inspirational Dolly Parton song address bullying.
By Dolly Parton
(2016)
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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Book Poster Image
age 5+
Two women stump for right to vote in fresh, upbeat story.
By Mara Rockliff
(2016)
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The Complete Fairytale Play Theater App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative open-ended storytelling, but some drawbacks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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