Book Reviews

Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 6+
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS, qubo
(2001)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Learning game based on movie has archery target shooting.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
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Tea Cakes for Tosh Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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The Haunted Hathaways TV Poster Image
age 6+
Charming family sitcom with great messages for all ages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Tarzan & Jane Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Tarzan story is a fast-paced romp with some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
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Dear Dumb Diary Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
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Lego Friends Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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The Year of the Fortune Cookie: Anna Wang, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
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Nutri Ventures TV Poster Image
age 6+
Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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Xploration Outer Space TV Poster Image
age 6+
STEM-based show inspires curiosity, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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Chariot Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Bella and the Bulldogs TV Poster Image
age 6+
Likable series tackles gender barriers in thoughtful ways.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Two true, inspiring stories about child activists.
By Jeanette Winter
(2014)
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Bad Hair Day TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Endearing buddy comedy with positive, empowering message.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
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