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Awesome Adventures TV Poster Image
age 8+
Tweens will be planning their next adventure.
Network: Syndicated
(1998)
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The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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The Land Before Time Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Original baby-dinosaur buddy tale has scares, sadness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Freaky Friday Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter switch is fun comedic chaos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
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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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Footloose (1984) Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
A dated rebellion tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Boy Who Could Fly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A charming fantasy with a lot of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1962)
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Clueless Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Charming take on Jane Austen's Emma has sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Grease 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Rizzo says "no" to this hacky sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Stylish 3-D computer animation, good characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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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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Dead Poets Society Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring, intense story of a teacher and his students.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Gattaca Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
'90s science fiction has mature themes, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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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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Bring It On Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart, sassy movie, but expect raunchy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Mermaids Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
'90s coming-of-age tale has sex, drinking, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning, but can be dark and scary in places.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Never Been Kissed Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet, romantic story for teens has some edgy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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