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The Big Year Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet travelogue/comedy is tame but not aimed at kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show TV Poster Image
age 11+
Ellen brings humor and positive messages to daytime.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2003)
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Captain America: The First Avenger Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Comic book adventure mixes patriotism, explosive action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Scribblenauts Remix App Poster Image
age 11+
Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2011)
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1947)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Letters to Juliet Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Super swoony romantic fluff that's fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Regular Show TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Quirky animated series has some drinking, crude humor.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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"Magic" (single featuring Rivers Cuomo) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Clean hip-hop song with a cool alt-rock edge.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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Generator Rex TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Thoughtful sci-fi cartoon with monsters is best for tweens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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The Ruins of Gorlan: The Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
1st in popular series has positive characters, some battles.
By John Flanagan
(2006)
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The African Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Hepburn and Bogart shine in this odd couple adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1952)
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The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Game Poster Image
age 11+
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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"Replay" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 11+
Sean Kingston pal puts island-pop spin on clean love song.
By Iyaz
(2009)
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Naruto Shippuden TV Poster Image
age 11+
Rambunctious ninja returns, slightly older, in anime sequel.
Network: Disney XD
(2007)
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The Diary of Anne Frank (2009) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
BBC's 5-part series shows a feisty, moody, realistic Anne.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan Series Book Poster Image
age 11+
Vampire horror series may hook reluctant readers.
By Darren Shan
(2004)
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Brand New Eyes Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Alt-punk rockers dish up hard-rock drama with tame lyrics.
By Paramore
(2009)
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