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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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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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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
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Iron Will Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Coming-of-age tale has some violence, deaths.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Superman II Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, action-packed superadventure with big themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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Lassie Come Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Barkin' good moral-rich classic. But violent, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1943)
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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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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Little Einsteins TV Poster Image
age 4+
An artistic adventure packed into each episode.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Searching for Bobby Fischer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Young chess prodigy learns about sportsmanship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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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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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Adventures of Robin Hood Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Errol Flynn stars in swashbuckling family delight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1938)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Mike the Knight TV Poster Image
age 4+
Spunky medieval hero teaches problem-solving to tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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