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Walking with Dinosaurs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Top-notch education (and entertainment) for dino fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Beach Boys: 20 Good Vibrations, The Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Music Poster Image
age 9+
Surfer boys at their best in sunny, bouncy hits collection.
By Beach Boys
(1999)
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Animal Armageddon TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating, sometimes intense tour of Earth's history.
Network: Animal Planet
(2009)
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Dinosaur Zoo App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun interactive encyclopedia app on prehistoric creatures.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Life with Boys TV Poster Image
age 9+
Funny family sitcom with positive themes for tweens.
Network: TeenNick
(2011)
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The Magician's Bird: A Tuckernuck Mystery, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny tween-sleuths mystery more complex than first.
By Emily Fairlie
(2013)
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The Next Step TV Poster Image
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age 9+
High-drama reality-style series explores peer pressure.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Brainbean App Poster Image
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age 9+
Varied games encourage creativity if you ignore scoring.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Circus Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Docu about touring youth circus highlights friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Initiation: Lock and Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful intro to a modern-day young Sherlock Holmes.
By Ridley Pearson
(2016)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Purp To-Do List & Goal Tracker App Poster Image
age 9+
Simple goal-setting app helps kids learn accountability.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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The Downward Spiral: Lock and Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moodier young Sherlock sequel is chock-full of secrets.
By Ridley Pearson
(2017)
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Quizizz: Play to Learn App Poster Image
age 9+
Fun feedback feature in quiz-making and taking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Aaron Stone TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Teen gamer becomes real hero in tween-targeted action show.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
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Abby and Brittany TV Poster Image
age 9+
Conjoined twin docuseries is positive but voyeuristic.
Network: TLC
(2012)
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Oh No Fractions! App Poster Image
age 9+
Basic app focuses on visual models of fractions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Fame High Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Arts docu shows how hard passionate teens work in school.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hoovey Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting story of Christian athlete's health struggles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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