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10 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Collection of fave episodes has positive messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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Trainyard App Poster Image
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age 8+
Route trains to correct stations in this innovative stumper.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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The Little Engine That Could Book Poster Image
age 3+
Charming, encouraging picture book engages and inspires.
By Watty Piper
(1930)
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Steam Train, Dream Train Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jolly animals load a train in this dream of a bedtime book.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
(2013)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
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Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging classic makes work delightful.
By Richard Scarry
(1968)
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The Boundless Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
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Bad Luck Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
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Hoopa City App Poster Image
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age 5+
Delightful discoveries abound with world-building open play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Waistcoats & Weaponry: Finishing School, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
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The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
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Westerado: Double Barreled Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great murder mystery with action-packed Old West twist.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
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