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Framed Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
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Elmo's Lowdown Hoedown Music Poster Image
age 2+
Perky, funny, and great fun for parties.
By Sesame Street
(1998)
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The Dot Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Student gets inspired to unleash her creativity.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2003)
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Love Actually Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Romantic and entertaining -- for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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M Is for Music Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For the child who loves music, this is a must.
By Kathleen Krull
(2003)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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A Christmas Memory Book Poster Image
age 7+
This tale deserves to be shared every holiday.
By Truman Capote
(1969)
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The Tree of Life: A Book Depicting the Life of Charles Darwin: Naturalist, Geologist & Thinker Book Poster Image
age 8+
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
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Math Missions Grades 3-5 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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Brundibar Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
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The Station Agent Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
A quiet joy with breathtaking performances.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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I Love Lucy TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(1951)
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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Poster Image
age 4+
A man's daring stunt atop the World Trade Center towers.
By Mordecai Gerstein
(2004)
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Mario Party 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
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Beautiful Blackbird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retelling of African tale will engage kids.
By Ashley Bryan
(2004)
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Clifford Phonics Game Poster Image
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age 4+
Clifford makes learning phonics fun.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Arthur TV Poster Image
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age 5+
A thoughtful cartoon for kids to grow up on.
Network: PBS
(1996)
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SimCity 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
City building sim offers great entertainment & education.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
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Locomotion Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy's writings are lyrical, yet seamless and real.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2004)
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