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Arctic Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Strong voice cast can't save bland animated adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Going Down Home with Daddy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful book about a very special family reunion.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2020)
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Spirit Riding Free Trick Challenge App Poster Image
age 6+
Horse-riding TV tie-in is a decent one-trick pony.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Mindy Kim Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Warm series about Korean American girl's life in new town.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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Polly Pocket TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Toy-based show has smart girls, adventure.
Network: Universal Kids, Discovery Family Channel
(2018)
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What Miss Mitchell Saw Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb art adds to inspiring bio of 1800s female astronomer.
By Hayley Barrett
(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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A Reindeer's Journey Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Captivating reindeer docu has natural beauty, perils.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction Movie Poster Image
age 6+
IMAX nature docu proves human efforts can make a difference.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Elephant Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Big-hearted, beautiful docu about matriarchal elephant herd.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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How to Code a Rollercoaster Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl and robot use coding ideas to navigate amusement park.
By Josh Funk
(2019)
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Little Red Coding Club App Poster Image
age 6+
Super simple story-based coding puzzles bogged down by AR.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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Penguins Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Funny narration makes Arctic docu particularly kid-friendly.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Serengeti TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Entertaining, visually stunning African animal series.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
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Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Potty humor and peril in so-so animated sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Rivet: Better Reading Practice App Poster Image
age 6+
Free digital library offers a lot, but not all the best.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe Book Poster Image
age 6+
Loads of lively animal info and a call to action for kids.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2019)
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Kawaii Kitchen App Poster Image
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age 6+
Super cute arcade diner satisfies gamers' hunger.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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