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Here Comes the Boom Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja TV Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed toon attacks messages with mixed results.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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Abby and Brittany TV Poster Image
age 9+
Conjoined twin docuseries is positive but voyeuristic.
Network: TLC
(2012)
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Beach Boys: 20 Good Vibrations, The Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Music Poster Image
age 9+
Surfer boys at their best in sunny, bouncy hits collection.
By Beach Boys
(1999)
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Life with Boys TV Poster Image
age 9+
Funny family sitcom with positive themes for tweens.
Network: TeenNick
(2011)
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Oh No Fractions! App Poster Image
age 9+
Basic app focuses on visual models of fractions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Questimate! App Poster Image
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age 9+
Dynamic estimation game lets kids design the questions.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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The Magician's Bird: A Tuckernuck Mystery, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny tween-sleuths mystery more complex than first.
By Emily Fairlie
(2013)
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Brainbean App Poster Image
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age 9+
Varied games encourage creativity if you ignore scoring.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Hoovey Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting story of Christian athlete's health struggles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Mapoosa Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Sim world offers some learning games but lacks depth.
URL: http://www.mapoosa.com
(2015)
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Circus Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Docu about touring youth circus highlights friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Liar, Liar, Vampire TV Poster Image
age 9+
Silly comedy has decent messages about self-image.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
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WWJD II: The Woodcarver Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Preachy faith-based movie is heavy-handed and dreadful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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WordBrain App Poster Image
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age 9+
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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 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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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Complicated anime will appeal mostly to die-hard fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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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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Debunkers, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Subpar mystery has bullying, mild cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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