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Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi TV Poster Image
age 9+
No similarity to real rock duo Puffy AmiYumi.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2004)
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Rules Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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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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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
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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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August Rush Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Newsies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids go on strike in gritty, historical musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Bye Bye Birdie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun but dated musical will appeal to parents more than kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1963)
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Red Riding Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical fairy tale sticks to the authentic, grim story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Disco Worms Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical worm tale is bland, with a bit of name calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette Book Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)
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The Lily Pond Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Emotional story of Jewish refugee children continues.
By Annika Thor
(2011)
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The Railway Children Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great British book-based classic is rewarding for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries TV Poster Image
age 9+
Squeaky-clean teens solve mysteries in 1970s drama.
Network: ABC
(1977)
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Duets TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Star-studded singing contest is pretty family friendly.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Book Poster Image
age 9+
Toddler antics bug brother, amuse readers in 1st Fudge book.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic story about friendship and facing fears.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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