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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Duets TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Star-studded singing contest is pretty family friendly.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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Justin Bieber: Rise to Fame Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Baby, even die-hard Beliebers will find this docu lame.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Katie Friedman Gives Up Texting! (And Lives to Tell About It.) Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun text-gone-wrong tale promotes offline relationships.
By Tommy Greenwald
(2015)
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Blackbird Fly Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Super relatable heroine, lots of middle school drama.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2015)
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The Tune Zoo App Poster Image
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age 9+
Whimsical music-maker includes great info, records video.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Beginners Welcome Book Poster Image
age 9+
Well-intentioned story of sixth-grader grieving dad's death.
By Cindy Baldwin
(2020)
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August Rush Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Newsies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids go on strike in gritty, historical musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Bye Bye Birdie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun but dated musical will appeal to parents more than kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1963)
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Red Riding Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical fairy tale sticks to the authentic, grim story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Disco Worms Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical worm tale is bland, with a bit of name calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Violin virtuoso's trip to China will open eyes and ears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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To the Beat! Back 2 School Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Amateurish, predictable teen competition story with music.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Note Rush: Music Reading Game App Poster Image
age 9+
Cute themes, flexible features boost sight-reading skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Sound Shapes Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Sing Party Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Karaoke and dance party game features wide range of music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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The Winner Is TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Family-friendly singing competition with some sad stories.
Network: NBC
(2013)
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Audiosurf Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Trippy arcade game uses player's own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
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