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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Chesapeake Shores TV Poster Image
age 10+
Book-based drama series offers feel-good content.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2016)
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Pottermore Website Poster Image
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age 10+
More info than interactivity, but Potterheads will love it.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
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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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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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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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Martian Child Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sweet kid-friendly drama has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Whisper of the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, romantic coming-of-age anime with strong role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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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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7th Heaven TV Poster Image
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age 10+
This uplifting family drama keeps the faith.
Network: CW, Syndicated
(1996)
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Holes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Tuck Everlasting Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Lovely version of the favorite middle-school book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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A League of Their Own Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Terrific story of women's baseball has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Persuasion Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Jane Austen love story with an admirable heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Contact Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful adaptation of Sagan novel; violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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