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Into the West Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Irish tearjerker with a hint of magic deals with loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Undefeated Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring football documentary about the power of teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crooked Arrows Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports drama about Native Americans, lacrosse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Foiled Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Girl fencer fights monsters in clever fantasy graphic novel.
By Jane Yolen
(2010)
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Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality Book Poster Image
age 11+
Exploration of beauty and pageants delivers mixed message.
By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2013)
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Nico the Unicorn Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Magical tale is heartwarming, but animals are in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Instant Mom TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Funny family sitcom appeals to older kids and adults.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Better Off Friends Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet, funny When Harry Met Sally romance for teens.
By Elizabeth Eulberg
(2014)
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Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind App Poster Image
age 11+
Graphic novel-style app shares authentic teen scenes, tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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The Perfect Summer Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wholesome surf drama has positive messages, some bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Goat Simulator App Poster Image
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age 11+
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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The Red Pencil Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
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Spare Parts Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
True story about underdog teens is predictable but sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Open Heart TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Teen rebellion and family drama mark so-so mystery series.
Network: TeenNick
(2015)
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Pass the Light Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Faith-based film has worthwhile message about tolerance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Finding Kind Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Tearful docu about bullying is intense but uplifting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Wish You Well Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-shot, moving drama uplifting but has lots of tragedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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