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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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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 Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth Game Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent and addictive.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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The Fellowship of the Ring Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Kids will love this big dog with lots of smarts.
Network: PBS
(2000)
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The Two Towers Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Brilliant story; more fast-paced, violent than first book.
By Philip Pullman
(1997)
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Trauma Center: Second Opinion Game Poster Image
age 12+
Medical simulation game is bloody but educational.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2006)
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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sesame Street fans will love this sweet movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Portal Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzler with first-person action.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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Franklin TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Responsible TV; great for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(1997)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Burnout Paradise Remastered Game Poster Image
age 12+
Harsh crashes dominate in intense, exciting racer.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
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Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Book Poster Image
age 12+
Grim, gripping end to the biggest saga in history.
By J. K. Rowling
(2007)
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