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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
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Eddie the Eagle Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Crowd-pleasing underdog story gets a little racy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Testing, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
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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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Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(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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American Ninja Warrior TV Poster Image
age 9+
Super-fit folks conquer big obstacles for money.
Network: G4, NBC
(2009)
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Moneyball Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantastic, inspiring baseball drama covers all its bases.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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NBA 2K11 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Incredible hoops sim that doubles as NBA history lesson.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
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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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Invictus Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring tale about Mandela, rugby, and national pride.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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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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The Forbidden Kingdom Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Mostly bloodless Chan/Li martial arts adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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No Reservations Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bland-but-sweet dramedy more for adult palates.
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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Tony Hawk's Project 8 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Possibly the best Tony Hawk game yet.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2006)
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She's the Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cute but crass comedy based on Shakespeare play.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Tony Hawk's Underground Game Poster Image
age 12+
Skateboarding game, now with story mode.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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