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The Big Year Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet travelogue/comedy is tame but not aimed at kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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A Far Off Place Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
African survival tale not for sensitive animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Golden Seal Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Family drama pits tween boy against adult greed.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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The House of the Scorpion Book Poster Image
age 11+
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
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Origin: Spirits of the Past Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Gorgeous anime with strong pro-environment message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Lord of Opium Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
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Wilderness Love Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Funny romcom about divorce has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER TV Poster Image
age 11+
Some graphic moments in veterinarian reality.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
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Spare Parts Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
True story about underdog teens is predictable but sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Tarzan of the Apes Book Poster Image
age 11+
Original ape-man tale more violent, racist than the films.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1912)
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My Science Project Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
'80s romp filled with scary alien powers and innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging profiles of 40 amazing women in 31 countries.
By Kate Schatz
(2016)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Second Chance Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Uplifting but emotionally intense dog-rescue/rehab docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Wheel TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Survivalists compete to thrive in different ecosystems.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2017)
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Alternate Universe: A Rescue Mission Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Well-intentioned teen time travel tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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