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Shreducation TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween-friendly reality show long on action, short on depth.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
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NCAA Football 11 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Smart on-field action vaults football sim to head of class.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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NBA 2K11 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Incredible hoops sim that doubles as NBA history lesson.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Coraline Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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NBA Jam Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Over-the-top arcade b-ball puts Obama and Palin in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Major League Baseball 2K11 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Good baseball sim improves over previous year's version.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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MLB 11 The Show Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Another stellar season for Sony pro baseball franchise.
Platforms: PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Tiger Woods PGA Tour App Poster Image
age 9+
Excellent, realistic golf sim with steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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The Karate Kid (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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D3: The Mighty Ducks Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Predictable sports comedy sequel offers some life lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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NBA Elite 11 by EA Sports App Poster Image
age 9+
Easy-to-play basketball simulation for fans on the go.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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NBA JAM by EA Sports App Poster Image
age 9+
Big air and big shots make for big arcade b-ball fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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DualPenSports Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Sports game's unique two-stylus control works well.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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NCAA Football 12 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Minor adjustments keep franchise near the top of its game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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First Touch Soccer App Poster Image
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age 9+
Challenging, well-paced sim with impressive features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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