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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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Babe Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Heartwarming farm story is touching and a bit scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Fairy Tale: A True Story Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Two girls convince a nation that fairies are real.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Coal Miner's Daughter Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Loretta Lynn's tough but heartwarming biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Poster Image
age 14+
Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1940)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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The Scarlet Letter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Classic novel of American religion, morality, and hypocrisy.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1850)
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The Good Earth Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of couple in turn-of-the century China.
By Pearl S. Buck
(1931)
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The Latino List TV Poster Image
age 14+
Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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The Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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Black Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 6+
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS, qubo
(2001)
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Ropin' the Wind Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Garth's crossover blockbuster still strong decades later.
By Garth Brooks
(1991)
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Small Damages Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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Days of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Unforgettable 1978 love triangle drama includes violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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