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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat TV Poster Image
age 4+
Wonderful series based on Amy Tan's kids' book.
Network: PBS
(2001)
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Whistle for Willie Book Poster Image
age 3+
In charming classic, a boy learns to whistle for his pup.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1964)
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Wallace & Gromit in Three Amazing Adventures Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Witty Claymation shorts with whole-family appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Adventures of Milo and Otis Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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10 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Collection of fave episodes has positive messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Where the Red Fern Grows Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(1961)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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101 Dalmatians Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Lovable cartoon classic with cute dogs and a mean villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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The Lion & the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retold fable with out-of-this-world art; a true keepsake.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2009)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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Trainyard App Poster Image
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age 8+
Route trains to correct stations in this innovative stumper.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Pet Pals 2: Best of Friends! Game Poster Image
age 4+
Learn tricks, make friends, and shop with a virtual puppy.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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Red Sled Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Inspired, silly sledding romp perfect for winter bedtime.
By Lita Judge
(2011)
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