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Charlie and Lola TV Poster Image
age 4+
Brit siblings set good examples; great for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
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Little Einsteins TV Poster Image
age 4+
An artistic adventure packed into each episode.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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Reading Rainbow TV Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging kids to read, one book at a time.
Network: PBS
(1983)
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7th Heaven TV Poster Image
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age 10+
This uplifting family drama keeps the faith.
Network: CW, Syndicated
(1996)
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Little Bill TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Little Bill knows a whole lot about love & laughs.
Network: Nick Jr.
(1999)
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Tuck Everlasting Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Lovely version of the favorite middle-school book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Holes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Silly time-capsule comedy ideal for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Alice in Wonderland Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Surreal animated Disney classic with mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1951)
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A League of Their Own Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Terrific story of women's baseball has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Mr. Holland's Opus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
'90s drama about inspiring teacher has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Bandslam Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Music-driven teen flick is feel-good fun for parents, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Pottermore Website Poster Image
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age 10+
More info than interactivity, but Potterheads will love it.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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