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Even Stevens TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny-but-formulaic family comedy.
Network: Disney Channel
(2000)
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Lizzie McGuire TV Poster Image
age 8+
Tween sitcom gets laughs out of growing pains.
Network: Disney Channel
(2001)
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Firehouse Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dog adventure has peril, scares, heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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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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Math Missions Grades 3-5 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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That's So Raven TV Poster Image
age 8+
Clairvoyant teen will have kids seeing Raven!
Network: Disney Channel
(2003)
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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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Coraline Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Strange, surreal tale sure to creep kids out.
By Neil Gaiman
(2004)
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Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving story of the 1980 Olympic hockey team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom Game Poster Image
age 8+
Benign game misses target audience.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2003)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Live-action take on classic has some crude, scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The Report Card Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades.
By Andrew Clements
(2004)
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Dragon Rider Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud.
By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
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Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream TV Poster Image
age 8+
Go backstage with the tween-pleasing pop stars.
Network: Disney Channel
(2008)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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Endurance TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Negativity invades kids' take on Survivor.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2002)
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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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