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Ponysitters Club TV Poster Image
age 7+
Heartwarming themes in diverse show for animal-loving kids.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Imagination Land Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Amateurish animated animal stories for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Click, Clack, Quack to School! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals let loose at recess in fun school-visit tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Lean on Pete Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting tale of survival and love has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Riding Lessons: Ellen & Ned, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kind, horsey story spotlights adoption and empathy.
By Jane Smiley
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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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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The Penderwicks at Last Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, funny series finale comes full circle.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2018)
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My Talking Pet App Poster Image
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age 6+
Making animals talk will get you giggles galore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bunny hops along with Mike Pence in patriotic picture book.
By Charlotte Pence
(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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Far Cry 5 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, mature shooter rages across Montana lands.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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El Chupacabras Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Entertaining bilingual book plays with legend and language.
By Adam Rubin
(2018)
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Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Old MacDonald Had a Boat Book Poster Image
age 3+
New spin on old song when Old MacDonald retools his boat.
By Steve Goetz
(2018)
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Scribblenauts Showdown Game Poster Image
age 10+
Departure for vocabulary-building series gets repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Book of Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy seeks relics in fun, mystical Middle Ages fantasy.
By Catherine Gilbert Murdock
(2018)
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MarcoPolo World School App Poster Image
age 4+
Learning dialogue makes STEAM videos and games special.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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