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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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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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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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Cousins for Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Thomas & Friends: Adventures! App Poster Image
age 6+
Thomas' educational world tour gets derailed by a pay wall.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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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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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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Sydney to the Max TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming family sitcom uses funny '90s flashbacks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Movie Poster Image
age 9+
More of Greg's humorous antics; fun for series fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Movie Poster Image
age 9+
More Wimpy Kid fun mixed with worthy messages, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
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The Boundless Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
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"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
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Lost in the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Relatable, heartfelt tale of traumatized, angry 12-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2015)
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Jacky Ha-Ha Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Warm, funny tale of middle school joker finding her groove.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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Queen of Likes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lighthearted but memorable look at social media addiction.
By Hillary Homzie
(2016)
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Wishing Day Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Whimsical tale of three sisters mixes magic, family mystery.
By Lauren Myracle
(2016)
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The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1: Locker Hero Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun middle school adventure perfect for reluctant readers.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2016)
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