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The Triplets of Belleville Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Offbeat animated French tale has violence, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thought-provoking saga of Inuit girl adopted by wolf pack.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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Mystery Diagnosis TV Poster Image
age 12+
Patients search for answers to vexing questions.
Network: Discovery Channel, Discovery Health Channel
(2005)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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Fast, Cheap & Out of Control Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Unusual documentary pointless but engrossing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Grease Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Musical phenomenon is still great fun but quite racy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Sci-Trek TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Natural doom and gloom may be too frightening for kids.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2008)
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Yentl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Romantic folk tale retold with music and classic Streisand.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Fame (2009) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen musical remake has edgy content for a PG movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Gigi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, pretty 1950s musical with dated gender roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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The Music Never Stopped Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Music brings family back together in moving drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Cool It Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Controversial but hopeful global warming documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Buddy Holly Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Bio of '50s music icon has great music, positive values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Joyful Noise Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting but cliched film has great songs, bland story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mama, I Want to Sing! Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Chomp Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
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America Revealed TV Poster Image
age 12+
U.S. industrial systems are more interesting than you think.
Network: PBS
(2012)
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The Soul Man TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Preacher musical comedy has sex talk, positive messages.
Network: TV Land
(2012)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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InnerBody Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
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