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Saved by the Bell: The College Years TV Poster Image
age 11+
College comedy with values for older tweens+.
Network: TBS
(1993)
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Frontrunner Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This political simulation game is hard to use.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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MacGyver TV Poster Image
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age 11+
80s action hero relies on smarts, not violence.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(1985)
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Romeoland Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Lil' Romeo is safe and cute, and that's about it.
By Lil' Romeo
(2004)
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Brainiac TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British series is more stunt work than science.
Network: G4
(2003)
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Son of the Mask Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dumb, loud sequel has sex, comic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Mick Harte Was Here Book Poster Image
age 11+
Difficult life-death questions are meant for discussion.
By Barbara Park
(1995)
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Crash Science TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Vehicle wreck dissections can be quite scary.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2007)
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The All-American Rejects Music Poster Image
age 11+
Perfecting the art of the musical whine.
By All-American Rejects
(2003)
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Dirty Jobs TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ick and shtick will appeal to older tweens and up.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2005)
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Famster Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Safe, stranger-free blogging & more for families.
URL: http://www.famster.com
(2006)
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Hatchet Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
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Buried Blueprints: Maps and Sketches of Lost Worlds and Mysterious Places Book Poster Image
age 11+
Fanciful background on legendary places.
By Albert Lorenz
(1999)
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Extraordinary People with Disabilities Book Poster Image
age 11+
Enlightens as it profiles famous disabled people.
By Deborah Kent
(1997)
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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Teen spy hero makes leap from book to screen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Stephen Biesty's Incredible Everything Book Poster Image
age 11+
Brief, commonsense explanations.
By Richard Platt
(1992)
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The One: Making a Music Star TV Poster Image
age 11+
Real World meets Idol; tweens OK.
Network: ABC
(2006)
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How Come? Planet Earth Book Poster Image
age 11+
Sometimes intriguing, sometimes unhelpful.
By Kathy Wollard
(1999)
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Pride & Prejudice Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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