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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Vsauce TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Intelligent, fun-loving science learning worth watching.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2007)
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While You Were Sleeping Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Buzzmath Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Glitzy, core-aligned math lessons grab kids' attention.
URL: https://www.buzzmath.com/
(2013)
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Code Monster from Crunchzilla Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fun programming lessons from a friendly monster guide.
URL: http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster
(2014)
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Better Watch Out Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violence, language, drinking in snarky, twisty thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Bleeding Edge Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Informative, eye-opening docu about medical-device industry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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MathPapa - Algebra Calculator App Poster Image
age 11+
Handy algebra helper with X factor; watch for cheating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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12 Dates of Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 11+
So-so romcom has positive messages about redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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All Is Bright Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Oddly touching Christmas tale about ex-con, jilted love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Last Weekend Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Indie drama about family dysfunction has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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A Christmas Kiss Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet, lightweight holiday romance has some mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Springin' - Create, Share, and Play App Poster Image
age 11+
Game creator has great potential but steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Mom's Day Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wholesome sitcom-style Mother's Day story is just OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Holiday Joy TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Predictable life-swap story has strong themes of gratitude.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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El Camino Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Dark, depressing comedy has lots of cursing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Marvel's Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoon violence and demonic imagery in subpar feature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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