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Bratz Kidz: Fairy Tales Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Kidz as fairy tale heroines in clumsy stories; mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Nelson Mandela Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
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Tea Cakes for Tosh Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
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Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Silly live-action twist on classic fairy tale is goofy fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel gives new meaning to playing with your food.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
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The Haunted Hathaways TV Poster Image
age 6+
Charming family sitcom with great messages for all ages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Dear Dumb Diary Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Lucky Dog TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Animal rehabilitation tales are inspiring for families.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
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The Snow Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
CGI fairy-tale remake features the occasional fright.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Game Changers with Kevin Frazier TV Poster Image
age 6+
Great role models exist in stories of helpful athletes.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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Christmas Carol: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Milder than some versions of classic but still a bit scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Invisible Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind tale of empathy shows how to reach out to left-out kid.
By Trudy Ludwig
(2013)
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Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
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Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will like well-intentioned sequel, but it lacks magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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