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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(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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Bunnicula TV Poster Image
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age 7+
TV series tweaks book bunny's stories with gentle scares.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Boxcar Children Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful, moving cartoon tale based on classic book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Warm family drama brings the civil rights movement to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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After Earth Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting sci-fi action and warm father-son bonding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
By Betty Smith
(1943)
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Lab Rats TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Great messages and lots of fun in family-friendly comedy.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting start to teen fantasy series in urban setting.
By Cassandra Clare
(2007)
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Little House in the Big Woods Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beloved classic follows a frontier family for four seasons.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(1932)
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She's the Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cute but crass comedy based on Shakespeare play.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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