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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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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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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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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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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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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Clifford's Puppy Days TV Poster Image
age 3+
Fun and good influences for preschoolers.
Network: PBS
(2003)
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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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The Indian in the Cupboard Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Whistle for Willie Book Poster Image
age 3+
In charming classic, a boy learns to whistle for his pup.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1964)
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The Adventures of Milo and Otis Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A cliff-hanging orphan adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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M*A*S*H TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar war dramedy classic mixes humor, pathos.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(1972)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Classic cartoon spills and gags
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Classic tale of two famous outlaws; violence, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1969)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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10 Years of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Collection of fave episodes has positive messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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