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The Godfather Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
The classic tale of a Mafia family, violence and all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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The Godfather: Part II Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant mob movie with graphic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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The Wee Free Men Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful but too violent for young kids.
By Terry Pratchett
(2003)
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Terms of Endearment Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Glossy, funny, and packs a real emotional wallop.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Dream Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Some covers, some classics; all dreamy lullabies.
By Mae Robertson
(2007)
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Giddyup! Music Poster Image
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age 5+
Rowdy cowboy fun for little kids.
By Buck Howdy
(2005)
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Song of Solomon Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
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Harry Sue Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
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Shadow of the Colossus Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, brooding masterpiece is best for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2005)
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Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara Book Poster Image
age 5+
Small treasure explores Irish famine, emigration.
By Elvira Woodruff
(2006)
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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Well-done tactical shooter with multiplayer modes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2
(2007)
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Franklin TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Responsible TV; great for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(1997)
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Didi & Ditto First Grade: The Wolf King Game Poster Image
age 6+
Busy beavers help first-graders learn.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2005)
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Operation Red Jericho: The Guild of Specialists, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Top-notch, rip-roaring adventure with fantasy violence.
By Joshua Mowll
(2005)
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Shakespeare in Love Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Lavish historical drama has explicit sex scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good entry-level dance game for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2005)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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