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A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Delightful classic about a bear adopted by a London family.
By Michael Bond
(1958)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Paper Girls, Volume 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed sci-fi about growing up and growing older.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2016)
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Hey, Kiddo Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Big-hearted memoir of rocky childhood with addicted mom.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2018)
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My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope Book Poster Image
age 13+
Heartbreaking, inspiring memoir of popular actress.
By Diane Guerrero, Erica Moroz
(2018)
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Rumble Fish Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Realistic portrait of teen stuck in a world of violence.
By S. E. Hinton
(1975)
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The Polar Express Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-based treat is full of adventure and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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Todo Telling Time App Poster Image
age 6+
Amazing kid-friendly learning game that's all about time.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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The Final Station Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent post-apocalyptic trips through destroyed lands.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Cousins for Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Just Roll with It TV Poster Image
age 6+
Family-friendly themes, laughs sell sitcom/improv series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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The Great Courses Plus App Poster Image
age 13+
Streaming videos feature engaging teachers, topics galore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook
(2019)
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SmartNews: Local News Break App Poster Image
age 13+
Read latest news with different views without data or Wi-Fi.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Happy Not Perfect: Meditation App Poster Image
age 13+
Rich resource for adults and teens seeking more mindfulness.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Marco Polo - Video Chat App Poster Image
age 13+
Video messaging more fun and personal than text.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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587: The Great Train Robbery Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Very appealing to kids who love trains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Throw Momma from the Train Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark '80s comedy with slapstick and sexual content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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