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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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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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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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Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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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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Annie (1982) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Tale of cute orphan is great for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Turkey Day special for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Degrassi TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
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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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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Fantasia 2000 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Delightful, but may scare more sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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1776 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging historical musical has some bawdy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Fiddler on the Roof Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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