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Born to Be Wild Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet, inspiring tale of two wildlife fairy godmothers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Syndicate Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, profanity-filled sci-fi shooter best in co-op mode.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Dr. Seuss: The Lorax Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Outstanding 1970s parable about protecting nature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Brave New World Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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Wild Kratts TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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Oceans Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Dino Dan TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Young paleontologist teaches kids about Jurassic giants.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2009)
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Under the Sea 3D Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning vision of the beautiful -- and fragile -- ocean.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Food, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Important but disturbing docu about food biz. Teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Dinosaur Train TV Poster Image
age 3+
Young dino's travels teach kids about science and diversity.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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Earth Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Dazzling wildlife docu has a few intense moments.
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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Sid the Science Kid TV Poster Image
age 4+
Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Big Bang Theory TV Poster Image
age 14+
Geeky sitcom plays with stereotypes and innuendo.
Network: CBS
(2007)
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Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies TV Poster Image
age 3+
Nature's diversity comes to life for preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids, Sprout
(2007)
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Blue Planet TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning undersea footage trumps a few storytelling flaws.
Network: Planet Green
(2002)
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Planet Earth TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning high-def series spotlights world wonders.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2006)
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Curious George TV Poster Image
age 3+
Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2006)
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