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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Annie (2014) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Update of classic musical is cute but a bit hokey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Empire TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Musical melodrama explores family, fame, and homophobia.
Network: Fox
(2015)
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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Friendship tale has positive messages; some sinister parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Earth to Luna TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Exuberant kid shares scientific curiosity with others.
Network: Universal Kids
(2014)
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Annedroids TV Poster Image
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age 5+
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2013)
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Tomodachi Life Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Tumble Leaf TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Vibrant preschool series teaches about science through play.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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One Direction: This Is Us Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Peg + Cat TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.
Network: PBS Kids
(2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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CodeHS Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Cool, accessible coding lessons come with a hefty price tag.
URL: https://www.codehs.com/
(2013)
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Whose Line Is It Anyway? TV Poster Image
age 14+
Hilarious improv comedy has some risque stuff.
Network: Freeform, CW
(1998)
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