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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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Rookie of the Year Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, far-fetched baseball fantasy has some salty language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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D2: The Mighty Ducks Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Ducks return to ice in sequel that focuses on sportsmanship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Antz Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great effects and characters, but surprisingly violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Adventures of Robin Hood Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Errol Flynn stars in swashbuckling family delight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1938)
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My Magic Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Low-budget dog-from-heaven story is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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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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Romeo! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Young rap star's story is surprisingly balanced.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
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Zoom TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun and games for middle-elementary kids.
Network: PBS
(1999)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Classic Narnia tale has exciting battles, Christian themes.
By C.S. Lewis
(1950)
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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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Ultimate G's: Zac's Flying Dream Movie Poster Image
age 8+
IMAX movie has nice flight sequences, awful acting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational baseball tale about an autistic pitcher.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Kindred Souls Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle tale of a boy fulfilling his grandfather's last wish.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2012)
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Grand Slam Tennis 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
More realistic tennis sequel straddles arcade and sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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