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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Andi Mack TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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Thomas & Friends TV Poster Image
age 3+
Thomas and his train friends huff and chuff around.
Network: PBS
(1984)
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The Polar Express Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-based treat is full of adventure and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Trains' sweet origin story promotes friendship, cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Assassin's Creed Syndicate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody action epic paints authentic picture of old London.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Dinosaur Train: What's at the Center of the Earth? Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Dino family's fun journey emphasizes curiosity, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hyperlinked TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Strong female roles in enjoyable website-inspired series.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2017)
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American Ninja Warrior Junior TV Poster Image
age 7+
Young athletes take on notorious obstacles in fun contest.
Network: Universal Kids
(2018)
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Cousins for Life TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming sitcom celebrates joyful, chaotic family life.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Just Roll with It TV Poster Image
age 6+
Family-friendly themes, laughs sell sitcom/improv series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Twelve Forever TV Poster Image
age 8+
Wonderfully weird show has heart; expect weapons, fighting.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Middle School Moguls TV Poster Image
age 7+
Likable show has themes of diversity and perseverance.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Adorable comedy about middle-school anxieties...and farts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Beethoven Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sloppy but lovable dog tale has violence, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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