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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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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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Back to the Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming magical realism sequel set in 1940s England.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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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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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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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(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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Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Lovely, kid-friendly sequel has more romance than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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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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The Life and Times of Juniper Lee TV Poster Image
age 8+
Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the tween set.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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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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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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Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Girl-and-her-horse story with some peril might inspire kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Just for Kicks TV Poster Image
age 8+
Soccer-centered show for tweens is likable enough.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
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Dr. Dolittle 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Positive messages throughout tween-friendly animal comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Akeelah and the Bee Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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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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Believe in Me Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, feel-good sports flick is girl-powered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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