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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Mythbusters: The Search TV Poster Image
age 10+
MythBuster contest has science, engineering, explosions.
Network: SCIENCE
(2017)
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Max Steel Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Toy-based superhero action movie is forgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Friendship Experiment Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart, heartfelt portrayal of lonely, science-loving tween.
By Erin Teagan
(2016)
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Railroad Tigers Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Uneven Jackie Chan action flick has war violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Crack in the Sea Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unusual mix of history and fantasy makes an engrossing read.
By H. M. Bouwman
(2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Ultimate Legacy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Solid messages in this earnest but routine sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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InCell VR (Cardboard) App Poster Image
age 10+
Fun racer has dazzling visuals, limited learning potential.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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I Heart Casey Simpson App Poster Image
age 10+
Casey's fans pushed to watch ads for coins, play so-so game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Archery King App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun archery simulation pushes purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Into the Lion's Den: The Devlin Quick Mysteries, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern-day Nancy Drew solves brainy map-theft mystery.
By Linda Fairstein
(2016)
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Drone Racing League TV Poster Image
age 9+
Low-key competition series is fun for drone fans.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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The Wall TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Family-friendly trivia game show tests smarts with a twist.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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White Rabbit Project TV Poster Image
age 10+
MythBusters crew has fun exploring history with science.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Last Guardian Game Poster Image
age 9+
Big adventure charms with strong bond between kid and beast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Lara Croft GO Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging turn-based puzzler with non-sexualized heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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