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The Earthshot Prize TV Poster Image
age 9+
Environmental award docu celebrates solutions, innovation.
Network: Discovery+
(2021)
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Rivers Lifeblood TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fact-packed, beautiful nature doc has animal violence.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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Jungle Guardian TV Poster Image
age 9+
Awe-inspiring show is a plea to save the rainforests.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
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Cesar Millan: Better Human, Better Dog TV Poster Image
age 9+
Dog Whisperer does it again: This compelling show has heart.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2021)
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Migrations: The Big Swim TV Poster Image
age 9+
Informative documentary about migration for older kids.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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The Elephant in the Room Book Poster Image
age 9+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, kindness, and healing.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2021)
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That Animal Rescue Show TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animal rescue docu has uplifting themes, strong activism.
Network: Paramount+
(2020)
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Saucy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Characters sparkle with humor in tale about animal rights.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2020)
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A Whale of the Wild Book Poster Image
age 9+
Young orca must grow up fast in exciting nature story.
By Rosanne Parry
(2020)
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Best Job Ever TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun shorts showcase amazing careers, people who choose them.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy TV Poster Image
age 9+
BFFs' continuing horse adventures are geared toward tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Spycies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Spy adventure has cartoon violence and environmental themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Cats Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Animated adventure has violence, peril, references to death.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Seven Worlds, One Planet TV Poster Image
age 9+
Globe-spanning wildlife documentary is compelling, majestic.
Network: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel
(2020)
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A Wolf Called Wander Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, vivid fictionalized autobiography of famed wolf.
By Rosanne Parry
(2019)
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Talking Tom Hero Dash App Poster Image
age 9+
Mediocre runner for kids is bloated with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death: Pandava, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky main characters pep up this Indian myth quest tale.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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My Little Pony: Story Creator App Poster Image
age 9+
Creativity may be stifled by pressure to buy and pop-up ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Willa of the Wood, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed, violent, absorbing, heartfelt fantasy.
By Robert Beatty
(2018)
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