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Voltron Force TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoon violence, toy marketing leave little to recommend.
Network: Nicktoons
(2011)
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The North Avenue Irregulars Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Church ladies become screwball sleuths in mild '70s comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
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Big Nate Goes for Broke: Big Nate, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
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The Three Stooges Collection: Vol. 4, 1943-1945 Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Classic slapstick and silliness with some stereotyping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Remarkable Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great premise overcomes an excess of clever embellishments.
By Lizzie K. Foley
(2012)
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ALF TV Poster Image
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ALF
age 8+
Broad '80s sitcom boasts sci-fi elements and sarcasm.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1986)
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The Harder They Come Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Collection of classic tracks still best intro to reggae.
By Various Artists
(1972)
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Earthling! Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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About Average Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring story of sixth grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker Book Poster Image
age 8+
Humorously spooky tale of making new, weird friends.
By Adam-Troy Castro
(2012)
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Survivors: The Empty City Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting start to dog fantasy series.
By Erin Hunter
(2012)
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The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
By Jeanne DuPrau, Dallas Middaugh
(2012)
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Marvin Marvin TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Hyper star's antics dominate mediocre alien comedy.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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On the Road to Mr. Mineo's Book Poster Image
age 8+
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
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The Minis Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Comedy about little people; in need of sensitivity training.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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P.U.N.K.S. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids will laugh at lame story with lots of cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket Book Poster Image
age 8+
Well-intentioned tale of floating boy celebrates diversity.
By John Boyne
(2013)
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Big Nate Flips Out: Big Nate, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Nate cleans up his act to save a friendship in funny read.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2013)
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