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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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Maleficent Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually beautiful but dark retelling of classic fairytale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Pokémon X/Pokémon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The School for Good and Evil, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
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Brave Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Making Fiends TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Edgy, wickedly funny 'toon based on Web series.
Network: Nicktoons
(2008)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun romp for girls of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Ella Enchanted Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Danny Phantom TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Teen with phantom powers offers laughs, battles.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2004)
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The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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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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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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