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Pet Pals in Windland Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Confusing animated movie is violent, a little scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Randi Rhodes Ninja Detective: The Sweetest Heist in History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
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Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger: Frank Einstein, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome Book Poster Image
age 8+
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
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Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
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Friendship Over: The Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun and insightful look at elementary school friend drama.
By Julie Sternberg
(2014)
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil TV Poster Image
age 7+
Intergalactic adventures, skirmishes mark simplistic series.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
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Monster High: Haunted Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging, mildly suspenseful story promotes new ghost dolls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Penderwicks in Spring Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming family series spotlights Batty in 4th volume.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2015)
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Fossil Fighters Frontier Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker Book Poster Image
age 7+
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
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Mario Party 10 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Harvey Beaks TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Kindly bird's smart choices outshine characters' mischief.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly party game promotes socializing, exercise.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Roo Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Parent-controlled chat; settings have limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Penguins of Madagascar Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Entertaining Madagascar spin-off mixes peril and humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Annie (2014) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Update of classic musical is cute but a bit hokey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Big Nate Lives It Up: Big Nate, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
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Choiceworks Calendar App Poster Image
age 8+
Empowering calendar tool helps alleviate anxiety.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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