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Huckleberry Finn Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Musical adaptation doesn't improve the classic tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Lovely, kid-friendly sequel has more romance than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Slappy and the Stinkers Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Potty humor, pratfalls as mischief-makers set sea lion free.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Bratz: Desert Jewelz Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Less fashion/boy-obsessed than others, but still not great.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Max Rules Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spy Kids-style adventure is lackluster but may amuse kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Like Mike 2: Streetball Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Basketball fantasy teaches about teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Summer of the Colt Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle Argentinian tale of family, horses, and growing up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Pinocchio (2002) Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action dubbed puppet story is creepy and lacks humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Babysitters Beware Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Silly kid flick with mischief and a comic bully.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Big Nate Goes for Broke: Big Nate, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Creative underdogs win big in fun comic novel.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2012)
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Cinderella Smith: The More the Merrier Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun story shows that inclusion is better than exclusion.
By Stephanie Barden
(2012)
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Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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The Gold Retrievers Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids might enjoy the silly humor, but it's pretty charmless.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters TV Poster Image
age 8+
Anti-bullying message in solid trading card anime.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
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Tristan & Isolde Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Busy plot and swordplay upstage the chaste romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Superfudge Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, honest novel pokes fun at sibling rivalry.
By Judy Blume
(1980)
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Book Poster Image
age 8+
Original American fairy tale more spare, magical than movie.
By L. Frank Baum
(1900)
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Earthling! Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
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