All Staff Picks

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
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A wonderful read-aloud for children of all ages.
Hatchet
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Hatchet is the story of Bryan. Bryan finds himself lost in the wilderness alone and with only his smarts to keep him alive.
Mary Poppins
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Julie Andrews shines in this classic musical about an amazing nanny, two extraordinary children, and a chimney sweep named Bert. With Julie Andrews in the title role, along with Dick Van Dyke as Bert, and Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber as the Banks children, this wonderful movie will be a delight for viewers of all ages.
Along for the Ride
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An irresistible summer read!
George's Marvelous Medicine
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This wonderful story will appeal to any child who has ever had a grouchy grandparent. Read by Richard Grant.
The Rescuers Down Under
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The fantastic sequel to The Rescuers, finds Bianca and Bernard on the trail of a young boy named Cody who has been kidnapped by a poacher in the Australian Outback. In his greed to find and kill a rare golden eagle, Marahute, Percival McLeach kidnaps Cody, who has befriended Marahute and knows her whereabouts. The Rescue Aid Society sends their best agents to find Cody and rescue both him and Marahute before McLeach can get to her.
A Northern Light
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A nice combination of romance, history, and murder mystery.
The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites
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Actors Kelsey Grammar, Dustin Hoffman, Walter Matthau, and Billy Crystal read Dr. Seuss classics.
Robin Hood
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Fantastic animated version of the Robin Hood fairy tale. Follows Robin Hood and Little John as they rob from the rich and give to the poor. With splendid vocal talents and music by Roger MIller.
Northlanders: Sven the Returned
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A gritty Viking tale whose plot and characters read as good, if not better, than most movies you’ll see today. Recommend the whole Northlanders series as well!
Babar, The Movie
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This animated movie follows the story of young Babar, newly crowned King of the Elephants, as he tries to free several of his captured subjects from the ruler of the Rhinos, Rataxes. Helping him on his quest are Celeste, a fellow young elephant, and a monkey named Zaphir.
The Neverending Story
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Whether you're rewatching or watching for the first time, you'll love this classic fantasy tale about a young boy named Bastian who finds a mysterious book. Little does he know when he starts reading it, that he has set off a chain of events that can only end when he finishes the book. Along the way, you'll meet Atreyu, the warrior who is the only hope for the life of the child empress of Fantasia, and Falkor the luckdragon who helps him on his journey to stop The Nothing from overtaking their world.
The Biggest Klutz in Fifth Grade
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Pat Berry is so clumsy that the meanest kid in school bets that he can't make it through the entire summer without injury. Pat, against his better judgement, takes the bet. And quickly regrets it. The loser has to kiss Kristine 'The Blimp' Plimpton in front of the whole school on the first day of sixth grade. Pat spends the entire summer trying to do as little as possible, until he realizes that kissing Kristine may not be the worst thing after all.
Cars
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Lightning McQueen is a young racecar who suddenly finds himself in the middle of nowhere. At first, he can't believe his luck. Stuck in the desert with a bunch of country folk on the eve of the biggest race of his career. But, ultimately, he'll make some new friends and learn a lot of things about hard work and teamwork. With the vocal talents of Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, and Larry the Cable Guy.
Oliver and Company
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Families will enjoy this animated version of the famous musical, Oliver. With the vocal talents of Billy Joel, Bette Midler, and Cheech Marin.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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Roll of Thunder follows the story of an African-American family in the 1960's South as they deal with prejudice, discrimination, and physical violence.
A Christmas Story
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Based on the book, 'In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash' by Jean Shepherd, this wonderful movie is a Christmas favorite. It follows the story of nine-year-old Ralph who wants nothing more for Christmas than a Red Ryder BB Gun. But every time he asks for one, he gets the same answer: "No way. You'll shoot your eye out." So, he begins a campaign to ask every adult in town, the hopes that somehow his Christmas wish will come true.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
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Matt Damon does a fantastic job as the internal voice of 'Spirit'. With the voice talents of James Cromwell, among others, and the music of Bryan Adams, this fantastic animated movie will be a favorite for the whole family.

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