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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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My Little Pony: Story Creator App Poster Image
age 9+
Creativity may be stifled by pressure to buy and pop-up ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Celebrity Animal Encounters TV Poster Image
age 9+
Animated retellings have broad appeal but some iffy stuff.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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The Downward Spiral: Lock and Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moodier young Sherlock sequel is chock-full of secrets.
By Ridley Pearson
(2017)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The War I Finally Won Book Poster Image
age 9+
Ada shows courage in riveting English wartime sequel.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2017)
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The Horse Dancer Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Tired horse tale with silly plot, poor production.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Great Treehouse War Book Poster Image
age 9+
Zany kids-vs.-parents tale is set against a tough divorce.
By Lisa Graff
(2017)
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Cavern of Secrets: Wing & Claw, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-paced animal-rescue sequel with admirable hero.
By Linda Sue Park
(2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Initiation: Lock and Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful intro to a modern-day young Sherlock Holmes.
By Ridley Pearson
(2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Dark Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring, inspiring docu about unlikely champion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Tru & Nelle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming tale of writers' childhood friendship inspires.
By G. Neri
(2016)
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