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Oliver Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative boy goes down the drain on fantastic adventure.
By Judith Rossell
(2012)
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Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
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Shade's Children Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
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Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Little Creatures Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)
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Max Payne 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Tokyo Heist Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Manga, art, and life lessons in top-notch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Songs from the Sandbox Music Poster Image
age 2+
Broadway-style songs for kids encourage creativity and fun.
By Stephan Michael Schwartz
(2012)
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Dust Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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The 39 Steps Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Hitchcock suspense, some drinking and smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Enchanted Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
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Help! Soundtrack Music Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun movie songs, "Yesterday," and other Beatles favorites.
By The Beatles
(1965)
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Ropin' the Wind Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Garth's crossover blockbuster still strong decades later.
By Garth Brooks
(1991)
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The Iliad Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
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Science Fair Music Poster Image
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age 4+
Cool indie-style music celebrates discovery and exploration.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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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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