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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Amal Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling story of girl in Pakistan forced to be a servant.
By Aisha Saeed
(2018)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Penny Dreadful TV Poster Image
age 18+
Horror worlds collide in dark, violent adult drama.
Network: Showtime
(2014)
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Oz the Great and Powerful Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Wizarding World Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Redesigned Harry Potter site has lush images, interactivity.
URL: https://www.wizardingworld.com
(2012)
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Game of Thrones TV Poster Image
age 18+
Artful fantasy series heavy on sexuality and violence.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Martian Child Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sweet kid-friendly drama has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Naked Brothers Band TV Poster Image
age 10+
Tween rockumentary series has a bit of edge.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2007)
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Cow and Chicken TV Poster Image
age 10+
If Ren & Stimpy starred in Monty Python...
Network: Boomerang
(1997)
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Book's fans will enjoy, but too creepy for some.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Drake & Josh TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Opposite stepbrothers tough it out in tween-friendly sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2004)
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