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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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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Disney Princess Enchanted Learning Game Poster Image
age 4+
Ariel and Cinderella lead educational games.
Platforms: Leapster
(2005)
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Sleeping Beauty Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney classic is delightful but sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
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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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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Thief and the Cobbler Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A must for family viewing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Tom Thumb Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun musical adventure for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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Song of Solomon Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant but mature classic explores racism, gender, power.
By Toni Morrison
(1977)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
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Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Shrek Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dramatic story of forgotten teen civil rights hero.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2009)
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