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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hey Duggee TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Charming characters' adventures celebrate active learning.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2014)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Deep TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fantastic family-focused adventure explores the vast ocean.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Boy and the World Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Poignant hand-drawn story promotes family, environmentalism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Voltron: Legendary Defender TV Poster Image
age 8+
DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Race Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fine performances propel well-intentioned Owens biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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This Is Where It Ends Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing and heartbreaking story of a school shooting.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2016)
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Symptoms of Being Human Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empathetic, empowering story of gender-fluid teen.
By Jeff Garvin
(2016)
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The Mask You Live In Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Moving documentary examines what it means to be a man.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Night Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Unforgettable memoir of teen who survived the Holocaust.
By Elie Wiesel
(1956)
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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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The 33 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, intense true ordeal of trapped Chilean miners.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Pax Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling, heartrending story of boy and fox in dystopia.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2016)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking stories of kindness and friendship.
By R.J. Palacio
(2015)
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Degrassi: Next Class TV Poster Image
age 13+
An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.
Network: Netflix
(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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