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Sherlock Jr. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever, fun-filled intro to silent movies (with subtitles).
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1924)
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Wreck This App App Poster Image
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age 8+
Permission to be destructive can inspire creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey Book Poster Image
age 8+
An old New York fireboat offers heroic help on 9/11.
By Maira Kalman
(2005)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Peter and the Wolf Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark, superb short film introduces kids to classical music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Discovery Kids Sharks App Poster Image
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age 8+
Sleek, thorough, fun app a must for kids who love sharks.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Rope Rescue HD App Poster Image
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age 8+
Freeing caged birds is puzzling, yet addictive and fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
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FIFA Street Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great soccer sim takes to the streets rather than the pitch.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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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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Storybound Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Hugely inventive story of kids in peril in fairy-tale world.
By Marissa Burt
(2012)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
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Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
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Chops Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about high school jazz musicians.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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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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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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