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Overcomer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Black Beauty Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic horse-lover's novel has lessons for humans.
By Anna Sewell
(1887)
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Free Solo Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Imperfect documentary has awe-inspiring conclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Brawl Stars App Poster Image
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age 10+
Multiplayer fun marred by slow controls and a slower grind.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Uncle Drew Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Amusing street-ball comedy has a few racy jokes, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Won't You Be My Neighbor? Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Profound, poignant biography of an extraordinary, kind man.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Refugee Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Buddy Thunderstruck TV Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, quirky stop-motion series stars truck-racing rodent.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Ghost: Track, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, smart look at track star running from his past.
By Jason Reynolds
(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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Pax Book Poster Image
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Pax
age 10+
Compelling, heartrending story of boy and fox in dystopia.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Woodlawn Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Max Movie Poster Image
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Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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McFarland, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Reboot offers impressive action, distracting innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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