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Music Reviews

Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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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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Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
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West Side Story Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Lots of vibrant music amidst a heavy storyline.
By Various Artists
(1992)
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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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Skellig Book Poster Image
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age 11+
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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Fantasia Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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The Best of Elmo Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Sesame Street fans love Elmo's fun-filled songs.
By Sesame Street
(1997)
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Fiesta Songs! Music Poster Image
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age 2+
Parents may enjoy the music as much as their kids.
By Sesame Street
(1998)
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Uni Verse of Song-French Music Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent French/English sing-along.
By Various Artists
(2000)
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Uni Verse of Song: Spanish Music Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent Spanish/English sing-along.
By Various Artists
(1999)
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Oscar's Trashy Songs Music Poster Image
age 2+
Toddlers love bouncy honky-tonk-style songs.
By Sesame Street
(1997)
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Raffi's Box of Sunshine Music Poster Image
age 2+
All three albums have strong appeal.
By Raffi
(2000)
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Flying Solo Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, real, and powerfully moving.
By Ralph Fletcher
(1998)
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The School Story Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Enchanting tale will leave readers grinning.
By Andrew Clements
(2001)
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A Rush of Blood to the Head Music Poster Image
age 13+
Moody, but well-written and impressive vocals.
By Coldplay
(2003)
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The True Story of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
The ultimate dysfunctional family Christmas.
By Anne Fine
(2003)
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Diary of a Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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Framed Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Eccentric and enchanting kid art caper.
By Frank Cottrell Boyce
(2006)
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Elmo's Lowdown Hoedown Music Poster Image
age 2+
Perky, funny, and great fun for parties.
By Sesame Street
(1998)
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