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Grimm's Red Riding Hood ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Fantastic interactive book takes some story liberties.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Violet and the Mystery Next Door App Poster Image
age 5+
Engaging choose-your-own adventures with friendship theme.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Beauty and the Beast: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
age 5+
One of the most thorough movie-based apps around.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Grandpa Green Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Man's life is lovingly recalled by his grandson and garden.
By Lane Smith
(2011)
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Battle Royale Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Ultraviolent Japanese cult movie came before Hunger Games.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Ratcatcher Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gritty yet beautiful coming-of-age film too dark for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Elephant Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, provocative depiction of high school shootings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Amarcord Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Fellini's bawdy coming-of-age film is brilliant but mature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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The Last Picture Show Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Classic American film has heavy themes and sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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Zero Dark Thirty Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Abe Lincoln's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
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Year of the Jungle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Moving yet upbeat story of girl with dad away at war.
By Suzanne Collins
(2013)
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The Bear's Song Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Funny story of bear searching for cub boasts detailed art.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2013)
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Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
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Letters from Father Christmas Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1976)
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Battle Bunny Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious, boy-friendly action story for beginning readers.
By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett
(2013)
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The Baby Tree Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
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Firebird Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
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