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On Thin Ice Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu on athletes who have faced prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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In Search of Greatness Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Insightful sports docu connects passion, play to genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Outdoor Sports Show TV Poster Image
age 10+
Extreme outdoor sports series is a little dry.
Network: Kids Central
(2016)
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Mortal Kombat App Poster Image
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age 18+
Ultra-violent fighter hits mobile devices but lacks punch.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Atlantis Complex: Artemis Fowl, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Fowl story has rogue robots and a devious villain.
By Eoin Colfer
(2010)
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Pay Attention, Carter Jones Book Poster Image
age 10+
Butler with cricket bat rescues family in sweet, funny tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2019)
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Mixer App Poster Image
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age 13+
Livestream platform is packed with features and no lag.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Windows app
(2019)
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Mortal Kombat 11 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intensely gory fighting game glamorizes bloody violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Caterpillar Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Touching tale of girl's summer with brother, family secrets.
By Gillian McDunn
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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BoxVR Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual boxing sim makes for a great real-world workout.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Best Sports Ever! TV Poster Image
age 7+
Colorful, upbeat show about sports challenges stereotypes.
Network: Kids Central, Kidstream
(2014)
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The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Well-told Southern tale touches on suicide, alcoholism.
By Gail Shepherd
(2019)
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American Ninja Warrior Challenge Game Poster Image
age 8+
Show-inspired arcade game is fun for "Ninja Warrior" fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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MLB The Show 19 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
This sim is a grand slam of baseball fun for all players.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Wizenard Series: Training Camp Book Poster Image
age 10+
Basketball and magic mix in sometimes tedious fantasy.
By Kobe Bryant, Wesley King
(2019)
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One Piece: World Seeker Game Poster Image
age 14+
Live the Straw Hat Pirate life in this open-world adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Trials Rising Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tough but fun obstacle course arcade game.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Heroine Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Honest, empathetic story of teen athlete's opioid addiction.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2019)
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R.B.I. Baseball 19 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Baseball game strikes out with flawed play, tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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