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The Red Balloon Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Imaginative story told entirely through vivid visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
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The Indian in the Cupboard Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Stellar fantasy heroine in mature action-adventure/romance.
By Kristin Cashore
(2009)
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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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Glitch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating, funky MMO creates topsy-turvy world; open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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There Is No Dog Book Poster Image
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age 14+
God re-imagined as teen prompts big questions, sharp humor.
By Meg Rosoff
(2012)
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Jim Henson's The Storyteller TV Poster Image
age 7+
Top-notch, if dark, retellings of classic fairy tales.
Network: HBO
(1988)
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Rift Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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Giants Beware! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
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The Wainscott Weasel Book Poster Image
age 7+
Charming tale of a weasel's adventure to protect his love.
By Tor Seidler
(1993)
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Clockwork Princess: Infernal Devices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
By Cassandra Clare
(2013)
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Dark Souls II Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Despite loads of fantasy violence, this tough RPG impresses.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Sinner Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating L.A. romance about a werewolf and a fashionista.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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Afterworlds Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful paranormal romance pulls off parallel plots.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2014)
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Hansel & Gretel Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
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Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre TV Poster Image
age 7+
Superb classic still entertains, but know your kid.
Network: Online
(1982)
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