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s p ec i a l pa rT n e r s h i p s ec T i o n Kids First! What will we watch today? The best of DVDs and television shows for the grandchildren Preschool Ni Hao, Kai-LaN: CeLebrate witH Kai-LaN! it’s Chinese New Year, which means a big feast, red envelopes, and friends and family all together! Kai-lan and her friends are thrilled because this year they are old enough to carry the huge dragon costume. it’s going to take a whole team of friends to carry it for the celebration, and rintoo is assigned to march in the middle of the dragon. But rintoo doesn’t think the middle is important and walks away. can you help Kai-lan show rintoo his actions are affecting his friends? DVD. $100 min. $16.99. ages 2-5. paramount home entertainment. JammiN’ witH tHe DooDLebops. the Doodlebops are on the move and in the groove with Jammin’ with the Doodlebops, now offering a DVD and music cD together for the first time! This February, preschoolers can sing and dance along with their favorite band with four all-new delightful, music-filled episodes and a music cD with four songs from the show! in the all-new release from lionsgate and cookie Jar entertainment, join the Doodlebops and their best friends as they discover the rewards of practicing their talents and learning to celebrate their own special abilities in this jammin’ collection. The release features a music cD and is packed with bonus features including singa-longs, dance-a-longs, knock-knock jokes and more! DVD. 88 min. $14.98. ages 2-5. lionsgate and cookie Jar entertainment. opeN seasoN 2. boog and elliot are back for more crazy adventures. after falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, elliot’s road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kid napped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners. Boog, elliot, Mcsquizzy, Buddy and the rest of the woodland creatures launch a full-scale rescue mission for their sausage-shaped friend and soon find themselves in enemy camp: the world of the pets. led by a toy poodle named Fifi, the pets do not plan to let Mr. Weenie go without a fight. can a toy poodle really bring down a 900-pound grizzly bear? Will elliot ever marry Giselle? Find out in Open Season 2. DVD. 76 min. $24.94. ages 2-5. sony pictures home entertainment. early readers to Grade school tHe aDveNtures of reNNY tHe fox. a hilarious, yet moving adventure of renny the fox, based on a fable. in his quest for an elusive treasure, renny has ample opportunity to demonstrate how a quick mind can triumph over brute strength, despite the incompetence of his motley gang of associates. received audience award for Best animated Film at sprockets Toronto international Film Festival, 2006. DVD. 90 min. $19.99. ages 5-8. peace arch home entertainment. HoLLY Hobbie: marveLous maKeover. the Hey Girls are back and totally together! When holly’s family moves to clover, she can finally spend every day with her BFFs, amy and carrie. When holly befriends the school geek, K.T., the girls turn geek into chic and get a new BFF! There’s no stopping the hey Girls now. DVD. 44 min. $12.98. ages 5-8. sony pictures home entertainment. tHe veLveteeN rabbit. based on the best-selling classic book, this DVD tells the story of Toby, a lonely boy who is sent to live with his grandmother. he makes some unusual friends in the attic of his grandmother’s house and with their help learns the importance of love. DVD. 87 min. $24.97. ages 5-8. anchor Bay entertainment. Grade school spoNGebob squarepaNts: spoNGiCus. bikini bottom turns upside down when spongeBob and patrick become gladiators in the title episode “spongicus.” plus more fun and foolishness as squidward tries to write a music composition; plankton starts a rock band with patrick, squidward and spongeBob; Mr. Krabs becomes more obsessed with money; and spongeBob taps into his spongy-ness all on one DVD! DVD. 88 min. $16.99. ages 5-12. paramount home entertainment. tHe seCret Life of bees. a heartwarming and empowering story based on the celebrated best-selling novel by the same name, The Secret Life of Bees arrives on DVD and Blu-ray Disc February 3 from Twentieth century Fox home entertainment. set during the turbulent civil rights era, The Secret Life of Bees stars Dakota Fanning (Charlotte’s Web, War of the Worlds) as lily owens, a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, lily flees with her caregiver to a south carolina town that holds the secret to her mother’s past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of bees and honey and is forced to confront her own dark past and discover what it means to be a family. DVD. 109 min. $29.98. ages 8-12. Twentieth century Fox home entertainment. KiDs FirsT! is a project of the coalition for Quality children’s Media, a not-for-profit organization whose goal is to empower children to make wise media choices and to promote quality media products that enrich their lives. www.kidsfirst.org.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - February 2009

GRAND Magazine - February 2009
GRAND View
Contents
GRAND Central
On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
Get a Job!
The Healthy Crib
Movin’ to the G’Kids
Closing In
10 Disney Secrets
Ask GRAND
Just the Family We Are
Grand Prix: 0-3
Left Behind
Cycle Safe
Resources
GRAND Finale
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND View
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Contents
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Central
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Get a Job!
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 21
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - The Healthy Crib
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Movin’ to the G’Kids
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Closing In
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 29
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 10 Disney Secrets
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 31
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Ask GRAND
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Just the Family We Are
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 35
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Grand Prix: 0-3
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 37
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Left Behind
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Cycle Safe
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 42
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Finale
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