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Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Actor encourages grumpy Christians to embrace the season.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Toy Story That Time Forgot Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful franchise add-on has happy messages, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Angels Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Holiday tale has serious themes, faith-based messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Norman Rockwell Presents: A Christmas Tail Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cute dog isn't enough to rescue routine holiday romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The  Nutcracker Sweet Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky animated version of classic; some jeopardy, scares.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Christmas Trade Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dad, son switch bodies in flimsy, predictable holiday comedy
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Speakaboos Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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Oskar and the Eight Blessings Book Poster Image
age 4+
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
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iMuertos App Poster Image
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age 8+
Explore Dia de Muertos via text, symbols; iffy privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Carl's Halloween Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dog pulls another fast one in fun trick-or-treating jaunt.
By Alexandra Day
(2015)
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky adventure mixes silly songs with scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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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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Mom's Day Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wholesome sitcom-style Mother's Day story is just OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Betty Bunny Loves Easter Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bunny sees victory in finding eggs herself in sweet tale.
By Michael B. Kaplan
(2015)
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A Good Snowman Is Hard to Build Game Poster Image
age 5+
Challenging, fun puzzler also becomes repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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LearnMe Calendar App Poster Image
age 6+
Basic kid-friendly calendar isn't up to date.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Last Weekend Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Indie drama about family dysfunction has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Mediocre movie punctuated by recurring marketing tie-ins.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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