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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
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The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth Book Poster Image
age 6+
True story about an amazing boy who thought outside the box.
By Kathleen Krull
(2009)
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March of the Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Leviathan Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced World War I fantasy exciting yet low on violence.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2009)
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Gremlins Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Comic horror classic is still scary; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Book Poster Image
age 12+
Still one of the greatest American novels.
By Mark Twain
(1885)
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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fabulous active games -- think Wii Fit for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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Disney's Sweetheart Stories Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet, goofy (and Goofy) tales of love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1936)
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The Day-Glo Brothers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Eye-popping biography of inventive brothers.
By Chris Barton
(2009)
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Babette's Feast Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A heartwarming feast for adults. May bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
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Easter Parade Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming love story plus great song and dance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1948)
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Fast, Cheap & Out of Control Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Unusual documentary pointless but engrossing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The Flight of Dragons Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Imaginative fantasy pits science against magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Heidi (1993) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Family entertainment at its best, expect emotional moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Inherit the Wind Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Knock-out courtroom drama has deft comic touches.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth Book Poster Image
age 12+
Summer adventure teen boys and parents will both love.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2010)
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Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night Book Poster Image
age 6+
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
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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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