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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(1904)
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Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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Skellig Book Poster Image
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age 11+
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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The School Story Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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Lost in Translation Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Excellent but mature film about finding a connection.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Sahara Special Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
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A Rush of Blood to the Head Music Poster Image
age 13+
Moody, but well-written and impressive vocals.
By Coldplay
(2003)
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Love Actually Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Romantic and entertaining -- for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(1969)
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Math Missions Grades 3-5 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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I Love Lucy TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(1951)
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Mario Party 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Arthur TV Poster Image
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age 5+
A thoughtful cartoon for kids to grow up on.
Network: PBS
(1996)
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SimCity 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
City building sim offers great entertainment & education.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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Age of Empires II: Age of Kings Game Poster Image
age 13+
Strategy is key in tough real-time strategy game.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2002)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Final Fantasy X Game Poster Image
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age 13+
A beautiful, engrossing action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2003)
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