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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Entertaining, humorous take on biblical story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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Bridge to Terabithia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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WarGames Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Suspenseful Cold War tale with teen gamer in control.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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I Spy Fly Guy!: Fly Guy, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, fast tale great for early and reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
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The Spectacular Spider-Man TV Poster Image
age 7+
Web-slinger is great role model, with some cartoon action.
Network: CW, Disney XD
(2008)
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Handy Manny TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Friendly handyman teaches kids about cooperation.
Network: Disney Channel
(2006)
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Rookie of the Year Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, far-fetched baseball fantasy has some salty language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Imagination Movers TV Poster Image
age 3+
Popular band brings kid tunes, big ideas to TV.
Network: Disney Channel
(2008)
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The Electric Company TV Poster Image
age 5+
Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Mask Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex, moving story of disfigured boy best for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Under the Sea 3D Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning vision of the beautiful -- and fragile -- ocean.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping tale of survival; some peril, emotional intensity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Bubble Guppies TV Poster Image
age 3+
Cheerful aqua tots teach kids good social lessons.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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Dolphin Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Heartwarming tale is sweet, inspiring for kids and tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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