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Klaus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Noelle Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Xmas comedy has predictable storylines, positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Last Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Musically inspired romcom has big heart; language, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Let It Snow Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen ensemble romcom is fun; language, drinking.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Fountains of Silence Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant, powerful drama set in 1957 fascist Spain.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2019)
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Halloween - Where Is My Hat? App Poster Image
age 3+
Whack-a-mole meets Simon Says in fun impulse-control game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali TV Poster Image
age 4+
Curious tot's Diwali adventures will enchant and entertain.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly holiday story sends positive message about kindness.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet cross-cultural holiday special celebrates inclusivity.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Second Act Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
JLo glows in friendship comedy with swearing, racy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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True: Happy Hearts Day TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday story promotes empathy, compassion.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Peppa Celebrates Chinese New Year Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Great holiday explainer best for young Mandarin speakers.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Pratfall-heavy take on holiday tale is fun but no classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Our Celebración! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Festive rhyming book weaves in Spanish words.
By Susan Middleton Elya
(2018)
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Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pete gives his kind of gifts in sweet, fun carol reboot.
By James Dean, Kimberly Dean
(2018)
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The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday story uses magic, kindness to solve problems.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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