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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Poster Image
age 3+
Classic series gently promotes social skills, imagination.
Network: PBS
(1968)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Sesame Street fans will love this sweet movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Book Poster Image
age 4+
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
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Mario Kart DS Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
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Forza Motorsport 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
If racing's your thing, a must-have Xbox360 title!
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2007)
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The Upside Down Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Outstanding preschool series is fun and inventive.
Network: Nick Jr., Nickelodeon
(2006)
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Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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DiRT 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling offroad racer with plenty of depth, variety.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Split/Second Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Explosive racing game encourages aggressive driving.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Fraggle Rock TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Classic kids' series offers both big themes and big fun.
Network: Hulu, Discovery Family Channel
(1983)
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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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The Muppet Show TV Poster Image
age 4+
Classic Muppet series mixes stars and kid-friendly content.
Network: Syndicated
(1976)
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Need for Speed Undercover App Poster Image
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age 16+
Realistic console-style racing game is mostly OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Need for Speed Shift App Poster Image
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age 17+
Incredibly good racer, but rewards aggressive driving.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Shrek Kart HD App Poster Image
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age 8+
Console-quality racing game with Shrek-y humor.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit for iPad App Poster Image
age 17+
Cop-car racer is well done but rewards reckless driving.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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Cars 2: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Forza Motorsport 4 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent racing sim that's easy to play but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Book Poster Image
age 2+
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1974)
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