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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Rivet by Area 120 App Poster Image
age 6+
Free digital library offers a lot, but not all the best.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Ultimate Factories TV Poster Image
age 7+
Behind-the-scenes show is great for curious kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2006)
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ToonHeads TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic 'toons get documentary treatment.
Network: Boomerang
(1992)
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The Jackie Robinson Story Movie Poster Image
age 7+
1950s biopic feel naive, but Robinson plays himself.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Time Warp Trio TV Poster Image
age 7+
A look back in time, through books -- how novel!
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
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Hands on Crafts for Kids TV Poster Image
age 7+
Weak crafting show; buy a book instead.
Network: i-Life, PBS
(1997)
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Timeblazers TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Quirky history lessons sure to entertain tweens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2003)
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Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beloved classic follows a frontier family for four seasons.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(1932)
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Crashbox TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun interactive show challenges grade-schoolers.
Network: HBO Family
(1999)
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John Ratzenberger's Made in America TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun factory field trips will entertain families.
Network: Travel Channel
(2004)
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Time Team America TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fascinating science show that families can really dig into.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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The Adventures of Ociee Nash Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Tale of 19th-century girl power will inspire modern kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? TV Poster Image
age 7+
Smart series teaches kids about geography, world cultures.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1994)
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman TV Poster Image
age 7+
Endearing historical drama is a classic for families.
Network: Syndicated
(1993)
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Bad Kitty for President Book Poster Image
age 7+
Smart, savvy civics lesson served with lots of laughs.
By Nick Bruel
(2012)
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Big Time Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 7+
Nick quartet pays homage to the real Fab Four; fun for kids.
By Big Time Rush
(2012)
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A Sailor's Life for Me Game Poster Image
age 7+
Informative history title is more text than game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Soar, Elinor! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Exciting bio of '20s female pilot who found fame with stunt.
By Tami Lewis Brown
(2010)
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Ghostbusters: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 7+
Lesser-known spook 'toon has some merit for kids.
Network: Hulu
(1986)
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