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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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Mario Party 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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Lunch Money Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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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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A Christmas Story Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: The March of the Minis Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mario comes through with a puzzler for everyone.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 8+
An impishly charming version of Star Wars.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2006)
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Guitar Hero Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Addictive rock 'n' roll party for tweens and up.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical start of the fantastic boy-wizard series.
By J. K. Rowling
(1998)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Game Poster Image
age 8+
First Potter video game is a high-flying romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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No Talking Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Ear-to-ear-grinningly delightful school story.
By Andrew Clements
(2007)
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Wii Sports Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Inclusive sports played a new way -- fun for all!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2006)
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The Great Escape Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
An exceptional story about teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1963)
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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga Game Poster Image
age 8+
Bundle of two older games is still great!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2007)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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