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Even Stevens TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny-but-formulaic family comedy.
Network: Disney Channel
(2000)
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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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Kim Possible TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl power is possible! Elementary kids OK.
Network: ABC, Disney Channel
(2002)
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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 City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Live-action take on classic has some crude, scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Romeo! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Young rap star's story is surprisingly balanced.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
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Two Brothers Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Stunningly beautiful, but too intense for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun romp for girls of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Skyland TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Good battles evil in Star Wars-esque 'toon.
Network: Nicktoons
(2005)
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The Last Mimzy Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sci-fi adventure best for fantasy lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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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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Ella Enchanted Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Legend of the Dragon TV Poster Image
age 8+
Trite good vs. evil plot will still engage tweens.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
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Just for Kicks TV Poster Image
age 8+
Soccer-centered show for tweens is likable enough.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
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The Black Stallion Returns Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A lackluster sequel to the well-loved original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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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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Silverwing TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic books fly by night in great kids' series.
Network: Toon Disney
(2003)
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The Life and Times of Juniper Lee TV Poster Image
age 8+
Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the tween set.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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Dr. Dolittle 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Positive messages throughout tween-friendly animal comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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