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The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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Antiques Roadshow TV Poster Image
age 10+
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(1997)
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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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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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Lawrence of Arabia Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Mature teens will appreciate this gripping epic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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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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M*A*S*H TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar war dramedy classic mixes humor, pathos.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(1972)
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Classic tale of two famous outlaws; violence, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1969)
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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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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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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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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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Out of Africa Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Enthralling epic about 1900s Africa tackles mature subjects.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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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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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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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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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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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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All the President's Men Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Elijah of Buxton Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, powerful, masterful tale of escaped slaves.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
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