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Olympic Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romcom has cool behind-the-scenes access but weak story.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi Book Poster Image
age 11+
Servant girl becomes mystical hero in fast-paced fantasy.
By F.C. Yee, Michael Dante DiMartino
(2019)
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Teppen App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fantastic Capcom-based card game is impossible to put down.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
(2019)
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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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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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Office Lens App Poster Image
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age 11+
Free scanner app for taking pics of documents & whiteboards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2018)
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Calcbot 2 App Poster Image
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age 11+
Calculator and measurement converter; consider pro version.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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myHomework Student Planner App Poster Image
age 11+
Awesome app to keep track of homework and project deadlines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Alternate Universe: A Rescue Mission Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Well-intentioned teen time travel tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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F(l)ag Football Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Heartfelt documentary about gay football league.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Swim Team Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring documentary about young athletes with autism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Greenhouse Academy TV Poster Image
age 11+
Mystery, suspense, and sibling strife in so-so tween drama.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Tim Timmerman, Hope of America Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fairly tame high school comedy pays homage to '90s faves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hairspray Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning TV production has exceptional role model, themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action sequel funnier than the first but still only OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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