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At the Movies: Sing 2

November 30, 2021

The band is back together! Sing 2 reassembles the crew of lovable animals from the 2016 animated musical Sing. And it adds a notable new character to the mix: Clay Calloway, a lion who’s a famous musician. Clay is voiced…

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The Best Toys of 2021

November 22, 2021

The best toys of 2021 might make for a magical holiday season. With Magic Mixies, mix up a potion and— poof! —summon a new stuffed pet. With Lego Vidiyo Party, create a music video in real time, wherever you are,…

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Joking Around

November 9, 2021

Greg Heffley is the main character in Jeff Kinney’s best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books. Greg is a middle school student with big dreams. In his diary, he writes stories about his struggles to fit in and…

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Books

Magical Friendship

November 9, 2021

¡¡Manu!! is a graphic novel about a class clown who’s skilled at magic. Named Manu, the girl pulls pranks on her teachers and classmates. One day, after pranking her class, she loses her magic. With help from her friend Josefina,…

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Sneak Peek: More Than Peach

November 6, 2021

Bellen Woodard is known as the world’s first crayon activist. In 2019, she started a brand of multicultural crayons called More than Peach. Last year, she was a top-five TIME Kid of the Year honoree, and she’s a 2021 TFK…

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Learning to Cope

November 2, 2021

In Living with Viola, Livy is going through a lot. She’s having trouble fitting in at her new school. She’s having trouble living up to her parents’ high expectations. And there’s Viola, a shadowy version of Livy that follows her…

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Big Dog on the Big Screen

November 2, 2021

Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the big screen. The live-action movie is based on the popular book series and animated television show of the same name. In the film, middle schooler Emily Elizabeth meets a magical animal…

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Best Buds

October 19, 2021

What happens when an awkward middle school boy meets a defective robot? Ron’s Gone Wrong tells the story of an unlikely friendship. It’s between seventh grader Barney Pudowski and his robot, Ron. Jack Dylan Grazer voices the role of…

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Warrior Princess

October 19, 2021

Princess Maya wants nothing more than to be a warrior. But on the day of her quinceañera, or 15th birthday, her wish is turned upside down. An uninvited guest delivers an ultimatum that threatens all of humanity. In Maya and…

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That's Why

October 14, 2021

Why were computer users afraid of January 1, 2000? They thought. . . A) computers might process 00 as 1900. B) computers would explode. C) computers would start talking. In 1999, tech experts feared that on New Year’s Day 2000,…

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