All Reviews

Little House on the Prairie TV Poster Image
age 7+
Classic pioneer drama is one for the books.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(1974)
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The Hobbit Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
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The Two Towers Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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Toy Story 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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My Fair Lady Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Witty, stylish musical classic will entertain all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1964)
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Franklin TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Responsible TV; great for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(1997)
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Kiki's Delivery Service Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A mystical, positive take on girl's coming of age.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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King Dork Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
By Frank Portman
(2006)
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Oobi TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Bare-hand "puppets" will delight preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2003)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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The Little Prince Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gorgeous classic about friendship, love, and life.
By Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(1943)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Jane and the Dragon TV Poster Image
age 6+
Medieval adventure is a soaring delight.
Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2005)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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