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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone Game Poster Image
age 8+
Outstanding painting software can make anyone an artist.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Splendors and Glooms Book Poster Image
age 11+
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
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Goblin Secrets Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
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Maggie's Earth Adventures Website Poster Image
age 8+
Save the planet with these terrific learning activities.
URL: http://www.missmaggie.org/
(2013)
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Ghoulish Song Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
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The House of the Scorpion Book Poster Image
age 11+
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
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Google Earth Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Zoom in or out, see the whole world on this virtual globe.
URL: http://www.google.com/earth/
(2013)
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The Jungle Book Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Mowgli and more in timeless, suspenseful tales.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1894)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World Game Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Sokobond Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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YAKiT Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
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