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Overcomer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Aeronauts Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series TV Poster Image
age 10+
Faux-docu is a fun new take on the now-classic musical.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Diverse, entertaining reboot has some language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Before the Flood Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Looking at climate change, Leonardo DiCaprio finds hope.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Fed Up Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Informative, engrossing docu about saying no to sugar.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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Bandslam Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Music-driven teen flick is feel-good fun for parents, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Legally Blondes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Silly and unrealistic, but fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Adventures of Food Boy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Light tween adventure with some gross-out moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(1974)
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Drake & Josh TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Opposite stepbrothers tough it out in tween-friendly sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2004)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Silly time-capsule comedy ideal for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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