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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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Stan & Ollie Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle, affectionate portrait of aging legendary comics.
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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Zoo Movie Poster Image
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Zoo
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based WWII drama has sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Greatest Showman Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Jackman and Zendaya entertain in musical Barnum biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
age 5+
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(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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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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Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Mildly amusing sports-themed sequel is fun for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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DuckTales TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun globetrotting '80s cartoon can spark kids' curiosity.
Network: Disney Channel
(1987)
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Spy School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Clever, fast-paced mystery mixes spy thrills and teen drama.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2012)
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Space Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Russian animated movie teaches kids about two Sputnik dogs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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Soul Surfer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest sports biopic tugs at heart despite clichés.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Esperanza Rising Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Historical fiction at its best in story of '30s farmworkers.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2000)
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Gran Turismo 5 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Extraordinarily fun racing sim is deep but unrealistic.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
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