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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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Gregor the Overlander: Underland Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
One of the best of the post-Potter fantasies.
By Suzanne Collins
(2005)
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The Dark Is Rising Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
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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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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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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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The Hobbit Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
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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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Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess Game Poster Image
age 4+
Cooperation and fun in a great preschool game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Wallykazam! TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Exceptional preschool show with quality literacy curriculum.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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True and the Rainbow Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 4+
Whimsical world's heroine helps her friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Super Monsters TV Poster Image
age 4+
Kindly monsters model positive behavior for preschoolers.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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True: Wonderful Wishes TV Poster Image
age 4+
Kindhearted magical heroine helps friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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True: Magical Friends TV Poster Image
age 4+
Kindness, friendship themes prominent in sweet series.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Book Poster Image
age 9+
Third Potter is darker, more complex, and fantastic.
By J. K. Rowling
(1999)
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Motown Magic TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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True: Happy Hearts Day TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday story promotes empathy, compassion.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Tuck Everlasting Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Book Poster Image
age 4+
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
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