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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Kicks TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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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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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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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet, inspiring tale about a girl reaching for her dreams.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness TV Poster Image
age 6+
Martial arts adventures have positive messages for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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The Karate Kid (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Kung Fu Panda Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Appealing kid-friendly comedy; some scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fabulous active games -- think Wii Fit for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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The Game Plan Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
The Rock scores in cute (if predictable) comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Heat Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
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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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Double Dare 2000 TV Poster Image
age 6+
Slippery, slimy fun for the whole family.
Network: NICK GAS
(2000)
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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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Hoosiers Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of heroic sportsmanship will inspire families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Air Bud Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet dog tale has some peril and mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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