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Odd Squad: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Pint-sized problem-solvers face rival squad on funny show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Ronja, the Robber's Daughter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful book adaptation with exceptional female lead.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(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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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautifully illustrated bio of abolition's greatest hero.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2017)
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Hanazuki: Full of Treasures TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun fantasy series has good messages for grade-schoolers.
Network: Youtube
(2017)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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Bad Kitty Takes the Test Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sympathetic, sly send-up of testing is both smart and funny.
By Nick Bruel
(2017)
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Dog Man Unleashed: Dog Man, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Half-man, half-dog, all-heart hero delights in silly sequel.
By Dav Pilkey
(2016)
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Monster Trucks Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Lots of action, thin story in boy-meets-creature adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2017)
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My Knight and Me TV Poster Image
age 7+
Headstrong princess stands out in fun medieval series.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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We're Lalaloopsy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Music, silliness, and adventures in friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Dragon Anywhere App Poster Image
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age 7+
Pricey tool to type, edit, and share with voice commands.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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I Am George Washington: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Cute, engaging bio applauds having the courage to be first.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of plot packed into tale of faith and holiday miracles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Google Cardboard App Poster Image
age 7+
Brief intro to virtual reality leaves you wanting more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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View-Master Discovery Underwater App Poster Image
age 7+
Immersive underwater view is gorgeous; not cohesive overall.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Odd Tube TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Odd Squad shorts build on show's quirky charisma.
Network: Youtube
(2016)
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Toca Hair Salon 3 App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative free-styling continues with more options, features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Albert TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Spunky tree's adventures are filled with festive messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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