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Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures TV Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious saga add-on features new Padawan, new lore.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties: Stick Cat, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet tale of kind cat is daffy fun for reluctant readers.
By Tom Watson
(2016)
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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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When Calls the Heart: Heart of a Hero Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Historical drama has earnest stories, heartfelt values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Stampy's Lovely Book Book Poster Image
age 7+
Cheery but slight; best for Minecraft star's young fans.
By Joseph Garrett
(2016)
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The Carver Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids face challenges big and small in kind, engaging books.
By Karen English
(2014)
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Ollie's Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Illustrated stolen-toy tale has heart and scary scenes.
By William Joyce
(2016)
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The Inspectors TV Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging postal drama (seriously!) has great messages.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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Horrible Harry Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tales of impish jokester's sweet adventures with pals.
By Suzy Kline
(1997)
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School of Rock TV Poster Image
age 7+
Decent messages, fun music in movie-inspired series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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Lego DC Comics Justice League: Cosmic Clash Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Heroes time-travel and fight evil in funny, inventive tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Betsy-Tacy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Trio of young friends grows up in beloved 1940s series.
By Maud Hart Lovelace
(1940)
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The Good Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Young dino braves nature in lovely but intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Lidsville TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Quirky '70s costume series has bizarre appeal decades later.
Network: Syndicated
(1971)
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Ninja Senki DX Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Challenging retro action with mild violence, short levels.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
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The Patty Duke Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Classic sitcom's identical cousins still entertain.
Network: Online
(1963)
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Monkey Up Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Predictable talking-monkey comedy has mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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DC Super Hero Girls TV Poster Image
age 7+
Too-brief animated shorts visit heroines' teen years.
Network: Online
(2015)
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The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
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Glitter Force TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fairy-tale anime doesn't dazzle, but strong female leads do.
Network: Netflix
(2012)
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