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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (audiobook) Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical storytelling brings African folktales to life.
By Nelson Mandela
(2009)
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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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The Magician's Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, inspirational story perfect for reading aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2009)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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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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Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise Game Poster Image
age 8+
Portable ecosystem as lush as the console version.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
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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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LittleBigPlanet Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Amazing game where you play, create, and share.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2008)
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The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart kids, no violence; great pick for kids new to comics.
By Eleanor Davis
(2009)
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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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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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World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
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Romancing the Stone Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-written romance/adventure is tons of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Game Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific tactical RPG isn't suitable for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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Virtual Magic Kingdom Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Disney's safe virtual world has games, chat.
URL: http://www.vmk.com
(2007)
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Zubo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Pokemon-like battle game is funnier, with less violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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