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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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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch TV Poster Image
age 8+
Magical comedy with good lessons for tweens.
Network: Syndicated, TeenNick
(1996)
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Braceface TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unpredictable braces wreak havoc; kids will enjoy
Network: Disney Channel
(2001)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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Zoey 101 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Tweens will love this fluffy California dream.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: The New Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Just Jordan TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Kid comedian Lil' JJ gives air time to tween woes.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2007)
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Cory in the House TV Poster Image
age 8+
Spin-off lacks Raven's magic, but kids won't mind.
Network: Disney Channel
(2007)
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Sky High Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoony high school superhero drama; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Cheetah Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Singers celebrate diversity and independence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Freaky Friday Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter switch is fun comedic chaos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Fly Away Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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True Jackson, VP TV Poster Image
age 8+
Teen's overnight success is unrealistic -- but fun for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2008)
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Nancy Drew Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Big-screen teen sleuth is cute, if a bit bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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