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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Interesting tale of plucky WWI dog has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Wizard's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Chaotic fairy tale has dated stereotypes and messages.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas TV Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming holiday story emphasizes gifts of the heart.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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The Little Mermaid (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Watered-down retelling has poor acting, production values.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Dog Days Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Positive message amid language, pot humor in canine comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Puppy Star Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Cute puppies, slapstick silliness in sweet sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot and Mouse bring a lonely girl cheer in warm tale.
By Mike Curato
(2018)
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My Talking Tom 2 App Poster Image
age 9+
Simple virtual cat sim packed full of ads, bathroom humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix:  Rise of the Empress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy sequel is less dark, more adventurous.
By Julie C. Dao
(2018)
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Boomerang - Cartoons & Movies App Poster Image
age 7+
Classic cartoons fun but reflect old stereotypes/behavior.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Let's Read App Poster Image
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age 4+
Story recording is static but easy to use for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Construction Cat Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Mom cat leads construction crew in fun, fresh work tale.
By Barbara Odanaka
(2018)
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The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Some weapons, peril in engaging fairy tale adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Good Rosie! Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Lonely dog makes friends in relatable picture book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Pete the Cat TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Cheerful cat learns new things in sweet books-inspired show.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Dance! Movie Poster Image
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age 2+
Dull, repetitive animated songs for preschoolers.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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