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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(1904)
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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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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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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Eyes of Kid Midas Book Poster Image
age 9+
One of the most exciting fantasy-adventures ever.
By Neal Shusterman
(2004)
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Gregor the Overlander: Underland Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
One of the best of the post-Potter fantasies.
By Suzanne Collins
(2005)
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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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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The Dark Is Rising Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--PC Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fabulous game continues the magic of Harry Potter.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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The Red Balloon Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Imaginative story told entirely through vivid visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
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Darby O'Gill and the Little People Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Imaginative story will draw tweens and teens in.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth Game Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent and addictive.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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The Indian in the Cupboard Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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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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Sleeping Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A cliff-hanging orphan adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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