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The Book Thief Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional WWII drama explores loss, literacy, and love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow App Poster Image
age 6+
Kids take active role in impressive interactive adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Story Wheel App Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun shared storytelling can help with language skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Perfect Lies: Mind Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Easy-to-read Mind Games sequel is OK for young teens.
By Kiersten White
(2014)
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Swan Princess V: A Royal Family Tale Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sustained peril gives fairy tale sequel a creepy edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Cruel Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Rich fantasy world meets Beauty/Beast-style mature romance.
By Rosamund Hodge
(2014)
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Romeo and Juliet (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly take on Bard's classic has spark, little soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Justice League: War Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark animated tale has constant violence, some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Cress: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series stays exciting with hacker heroine, daring rescues.
By Marissa Meyer
(2014)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sequel gives new meaning to playing with your food.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Snow Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
CGI fairy-tale remake features the occasional fright.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Unstoppable (2013) Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Faith-based docu is mainly a sermon on suffering, pain.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Tiger Eyes Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tender, well-acted teen drama is true to classic Blume book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Resurrection TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Cryptic drama raises complex questions about life and death.
Network: ABC
(2014)
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The Sound of Music Live! Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Telecast of classic has same great music, not as much magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Dear Dumb Diary Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Much Ado About Nothing Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Joss Whedon makes teen-friendly Shakespeare; some drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Witches of East End TV Poster Image
age 13+
Playful supernatural drama with bits of edgy content.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2013)
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Epic Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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