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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy docu with strong messages for girls; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Twitter Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Limited characters, lots of info, lasting online legacy.
URL: http://www.twitter.com
(2019)
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Stan & Ollie Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle, affectionate portrait of aging legendary comics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Find Me in Paris TV Poster Image
age 10+
Talented cast, sweet story sell time-travel teen dramedy.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(2018)
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Little Chickies (Los Pollitos) by Canticos - Sing, Play & Learn with Latino Nursery Rhymes App Poster Image
age 2+
Learn Spanish rhyme in other languages; limited content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
age 5+
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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Whiplash Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling drama about relentless pursuit of perfection.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Sisters Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, moving memoir should appeal to younger comics fans.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2014)
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Color Crew TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Simple toddler series teaches colors through repetition.
Network: Online
(2012)
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Classical Baby TV Poster Image
age 2+
Whimsical series blends music and the arts.
Network: HBO
(2005)
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Just Dance 2014 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Dance to today's and yesterday's songs for fun and fitness.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brilliant, edgy story about suicide best for mature teens.
By Ned Vizzini
(2006)
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