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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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The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Enjoyable game is fun challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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NBA Live 2004 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced, easy-to-learn gaming experience.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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Beezus and Ramona Book Poster Image
age 7+
The first Ramona book is a treat for all ages.
By Beverly Cleary
(2006)
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Madden NFL 2005 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent fun for the whole family.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2004)
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Backyard Baseball 2005 Game Poster Image
age 7+
A great baseball simulation for kids.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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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 Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Overlooked baseball gem for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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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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NBA Street Homecourt Game Poster Image
age 8+
All-ages street game brings history to the court.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2007)
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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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Forza Motorsport Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A superior racing simulator for the Xbox.
Platforms: Xbox
(2005)
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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Turkey Day special for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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National Velvet Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Great family movie; even better for horse lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1944)
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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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Arrested Development TV Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.
Network: Fox, Netflix, Syndicated
(2003)
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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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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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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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