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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 Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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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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Bless Me, Ultima Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lyrical story of young boy questioning religion, morality.
By Rudolfo Anaya
(1972)
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And Then It's Spring Book Poster Image
age 4+
A boy's wondrous experience of seeing his seeds grow.
By Julie Fogliano
(2012)
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
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Rocket Writes a Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dog gets excellent writing lesson from wise bird teacher.
By Tad Hills
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Leo's Pad Enrichment Program for Preschoolers App Poster Image
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age 4+
Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Brick by Brick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
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Boy21 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2012)
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My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy cites the colors of his moods in poetic slice of life.
By Tameka Fryer Brown
(2013)
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Ruby's Studio: The Friendship Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Insightful, gentle lessons teach kids about relationships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ruby's Studio: The Feelings Show Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Intuitive movie helps kids learn to express their emotions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Nine Days Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping search for missing dad, based on a true story.
By Fred Hiatt
(2013)
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The Little Bear Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle tale of bear friendship has a few tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Apprentices: The Apothecary Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
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