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Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
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Growing Up... TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Conservation tales that pull your heartstrings.
Network: Animal Planet
(2011)
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NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(1974)
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Disney Princess Enchanted Learning Game Poster Image
age 4+
Ariel and Cinderella lead educational games.
Platforms: Leapster
(2005)
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The Return of the King Book Poster Image
age 12+
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
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Beakman's World TV Poster Image
age 7+
Madcap science show makes learning a thrill.
Network: Syndicated
(1992)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Thief and the Cobbler Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A must for family viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Tom Thumb Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1962)
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Wild Kingdom TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Revamped classic brings nature's wonders up close.
Network: Animal Planet
(1963)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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Planet Earth TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning high-def series spotlights world wonders.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2006)
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Amazing Planet TV Poster Image
age 6+
Stunning nature series for the whole family.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2007)
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Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
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Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Born Free Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Compelling classic nature story with some animal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1966)
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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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