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NCAA Football 12 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Minor adjustments keep franchise near the top of its game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining tween fairy tale has obvious happy ever after.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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MLB 12 The Show Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Authentic baseball sim presents another strong season.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Lindsey Vonn: In the Moment Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Inspiring sports docu with great role model; one F word.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Chak De! India Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Indian underdog sports film will make American girls cheer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Here Comes the Boom Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja TV Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed toon attacks messages with mixed results.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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The Peculiar Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery boy fights to save his sister in magical fantasy.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2012)
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Phoenix: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting adventure of bike racing, kung fu, Chinese myth.
By Jeff Stone
(2012)
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Just for Kicks Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Poorly made sexist sports movie has lots of name calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Soccer Dog: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Middling soccer dog flick has questionable drug scene.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Top Hooker TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Fishing competition is family friendly, despite the title.
Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
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The Whatnot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
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Exile: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
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Lion: The Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting saga of magic, martial arts, bike racing continues.
By Jeff Stone
(2013)
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Sky Raiders: Five Kingdoms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fast-paced adventure, slow storytelling in series opener.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
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Pennyroyal Academy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave kids, scary monsters, lessons galore in series debut.
By M.A. Larson
(2014)
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TodHunter Moon, Book 1: PathFinder Book Poster Image
age 9+
Spin-off with brave girl best for loyal Septimus Heap fans.
By Angie Sage
(2014)
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Rogue Knight: Five Kingdoms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Slow storytelling in an intriguing fantasy realm.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
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