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Love [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous book about love shows family worry and pain, too.
By Matt de la Peña
(2018)
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Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Cute cartoon eases home-to-school transition.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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The Wednesday Wars [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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Selena [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Terrier: Beka Cooper, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens.
By Tamora Pierce
(2006)
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Rules [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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Beezus and Ramona [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
The first Ramona book is a treat for all ages.
By Beverly Cleary
(2006)
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Fairest [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Handmaid to queen discovers true beauty in charming fantasy.
By Gail Carson Levine
(2006)
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The Brady Bunch [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 7+
Oh, my nose! '70s icon is family-friendly fare.
Network: Syndicated
(1969)
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Bob the Builder [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Teamwork paramount on friendly construction show.
Network: PBS
(1998)
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Tutenstein [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 6+
The mummy of a child pharaoh livens things up.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2003)
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Kira-Kira [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
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Boy Meets World [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(1993)
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Al Capone Does My Shirts: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Boy stands up for sister with autism in compassionate tale.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
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Full House [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 7+
Three men and three babies (er, girls).
Network: Nickelodeon
(1987)
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Thunderbirds [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting kid space-action without being too scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Dora the Explorer [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Preschoolers will love Dora's ongoing adventures.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2000)
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Messenger: The Giver, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
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Gathering Blue: The Giver, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
By Lois Lowry
(1014)
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The City of Ember [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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