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Peekaboo Trick or Treat with Ed Emberley App Poster Image
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age 2+
Cute app introduces tots to Halloween without scary stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Jingle Bell Fun Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Disney characters sing classic songs; best for preschoolers.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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Christmastime Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
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Peter Rabbit and the Pumpkin Patch Book Poster Image
age 2+
Beloved rabbits return in comforting Halloween tale.
By Beatrix Potter
(2013)
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In the Town All Year 'Round Book Poster Image
age 2+
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
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Activity Village Website Poster Image
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age 2+
Free learning-activity site only missing contextual info.
URL: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk
(2015)
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Say Zoop! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Joyfully noisy book sparkles with creative energy.
By Hervé Tullet
(2017)
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Sago Mini Hat Maker App Poster Image
age 2+
Toddlers create hats freely with simple, fun tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Silly humor for the holidays; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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GreenSpace Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Leisurely building sim with positive environmental message.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
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Arthur Christmas: Elf Run Premium App Poster Image
age 13+
Simple game, but app is full of ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Fun Size Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Predictable party flick is too edgy for star's younger fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Insignia Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Complex, thrilling start to thoughtful dystopian trilogy.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2012)
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Midway Arcade Origins Game Poster Image
age 13+
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Game Poster Image
age 13+
Cross-platform brawler stars hodgepodge of game characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Robot & Frank Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Offbeat sci-fi buddy movie isn't likely to attract teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
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Iron Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fewer playboy antics, but still plenty of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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MILA 2.0 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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