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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
(1904)
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Learn to Play Chess with Fritz and Chesster CD-ROM Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent, creative game teaches chess basics.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
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The Tree of Life: A Book Depicting the Life of Charles Darwin: Naturalist, Geologist & Thinker Book Poster Image
age 8+
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
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Math Missions Grades 3-5 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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Mario Party 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
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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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Inside Grandad Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
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Batman Toxic Chill Game Poster Image
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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NBA Live 2004 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced, easy-to-learn gaming experience.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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Baby Book Poster Image
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age 8+
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
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The Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt Book Poster Image
age 8+
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
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Quantum Pad Learning System Game Poster Image
age 8+
Smaller, sleeker LeapPad version for older kids.
Platforms: Quantum Pad Learning System
(2003)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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After School Clubhouse 3rd & 4th Grade Game Poster Image
age 8+
Software doesn't have to be brand new to be good!
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--PC Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fabulous game continues the magic of Harry Potter.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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Madden NFL 2005 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent fun for the whole family.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2004)
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Lunch Money Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful page-turner with rock-solid values.
By Andrew Clements
(2005)
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City Lights Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
A screen gem. Youngsters and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Darby O'Gill and the Little People Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Imaginative story will draw tweens and teens in.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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