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Stan & Ollie Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle, affectionate portrait of aging legendary comics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Interesting tale of plucky WWI dog has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zoo Movie Poster Image
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Zoo
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based WWII drama has sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Greatest Showman Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Jackman and Zendaya entertain in musical Barnum biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Before the Flood Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Looking at climate change, Leonardo DiCaprio finds hope.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Hopscotch: Coding for kids App Poster Image
age 10+
Easy-to-use visual tool makes programming fun and social.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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The Croods Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeously animated adventure has intense themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Spy School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
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The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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Esperanza Rising Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Historical fiction at its best in story of '30s farmworkers.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2000)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Secretariat Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring true story about an amazing woman and her horse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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The Nativity Story Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
The Bible on the big screen: New take on old tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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One Night with the King Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Brave heroine risks it all in biblical epic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Her Majesty Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant story about tolerance and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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