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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Cosby Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Classic family sitcom offers fun with its lessons.
Network: Nickelodeon, Syndicated, TBS
(1984)
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Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beloved classic follows a frontier family for four seasons.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(1932)
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Anne of Green Gables Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Faithful, sensitive take on classic novel is great for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street TV Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Refugee Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman TV Poster Image
age 7+
Endearing historical drama is a classic for families.
Network: Syndicated
(1993)
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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Recess TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Engaging cartoon celebrates playground time.
Network: ABC
(1997)
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Messenger: The Giver, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
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Gathering Blue: The Giver, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
By Lois Lowry
(1014)
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A Little Princess Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Wonderful adaptation of classic book; some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling tale of family facing racism in '30s Mississippi.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(1976)
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As Told by Ginger TV Poster Image
age 7+
Junior high girls are models of self-esteem.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2000)
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Little Women Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely Alcott adaptation tugs at the heartstrings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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WarGames Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Suspenseful Cold War tale with teen gamer in control.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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