This top-notch educational video teaches kids vital safety information in a fun, age-appropriate manner. Parents can follow up with games and discussions of their own.
Engaging, funny, and heartfelt story of a cynical girl who opens her heart after befriending a squirrel who gets superpowers.
Surprising picture book mixes sci-fi thrills with cat antics for truly original, almost wordless story told largely in vivid comic panels.
This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
Susan Cooper's profound historical novel paints an unflinching portrait of everyday life in colonial America and moves readers with the grace and dignity of her prose and characters.
This insightful tool for building empathy and helping kids understand friendship will appeal to kids.
A fantastic mystery mixed with more than 100 brainteasers makes for an armchair sleuth's dream.
All the charm, menace, and wordplay of A Series of Unfortunate Events but in a noir setting, with Snicket as a boy solving the mystery.
Fast-paced, witty story of classroom rat who must prove his merit and valor is a captivating mystery adventure.
Appealing characters, engaging art, and solid writing advice make this a fantastic choice for imaginative young readers.
This is a thoughtful and entertaining novel about teen suicide, not an easy subject for a parent to broach.
The simple pleasure of watching seeds grow as winter turns to spring shines through in this timeless-looking picture book.
Beautiful animation and gentle, loving messages make this a great pick for little kids.
This 1970's animated TV special stands the test of time as a kid-friendly parable about the importance of protecting the environment.
This vibrant series will appeal to both kids and adults with its spunky character, comic adventures, and great lessons about problem solving.
Carmen Sandiego engages kids to use math to solve a mystery in this downloadable Wii game.
As kids play with virtual puppies, they learn about math and emotions.
Stunningly illustrated, this would make a great gift book or treasured addition to any family's library.
When other musical reality competions let you down, this positive, inspiring show offers perfect harmony.
This subtitled musical is full of positive messages about tolerance and compassion, depicting kids with dignity.
Teens work hard and achieve culinary greatness under the wing of a tough and inspiring teacher.
This Caldecott Medal winner is a gorgeous -- and almost wordless -- retelling of Aesop's fable of two unlikely friends.
This terrific PBS show teaches through song, rhyme, and other creative tools.
This moving documentary trails the gawky, brilliant competitors of the '99 National Spelling Bee.
A shy puppy and a crazy cat join forces in this silly tale about friendship and overcoming differences.