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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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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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Back to the Future Part II Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing futuristic sequel more dated, edgier than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Little Prince Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gorgeous classic about friendship, love, and life.
By Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(1943)
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Osmosis Jones Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Mostly animated PG film has gross-out humor, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Jumanji Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Nativity Story Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
The Bible on the big screen: New take on old tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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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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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling, philosophical installment of popular space saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Back to the Future Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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The Dark Crystal Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
A fantastic but more intense Muppet adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Buoyant, farcical time-travel Enterprise escapade.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Short Circuit Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, bullet-proof robot might charm older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Get Smart TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic spy parody offers laughs and some dated stereotypes.
Network: NBC, CBS
(1965)
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TRON Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Dated and mediocre but kid-friendly sci-fi from Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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TRON: Legacy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Techie reboot is visually dazzling but short on story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Unwanteds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Magical fantasy has peril, battles, positive messages.
By Lisa McMann
(2011)
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The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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