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The Astronaut Farmer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Billy Bob dreams of space in uneven fantasy drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Mouse Hunt Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever slapstick with cartoonish violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: Moving Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Cabot for tweens introduces a spunky heroine.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls: The New Girl Book Poster Image
age 8+
More spunk and "rules" from Cabot's popular series.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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BC Mambo: Stone Rabbit, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of action, thin plot in wacky graphic novel.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
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Facing the Giants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based pigskin tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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Rookie of the Year Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, far-fetched baseball fantasy has some salty language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Akeelah and the Bee Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Pride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good swimming flick takes on racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Believe in Me Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, feel-good sports flick is girl-powered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Willow Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magic-filled fantasy adventure with a few battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Touching but dark Disney tale cheers on the outcasts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Mr. Troop Mom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Made-for-Nickelodeon movie is so-so but fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Perfect Game Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sentimental, inspiring tale about Little League underdogs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Voltron Force TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoon violence, toy marketing leave little to recommend.
Network: Nicktoons
(2011)
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The North Avenue Irregulars Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Church ladies become screwball sleuths in mild '70s comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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May B. Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Riveting and moving account of girl's struggle for survival.
By Caroline Starr Rose
(2012)
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The Missing Lynx Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Action-packed endangered species story, with potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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