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Stephanie in the Water Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Surfer docu has dark moments but stays light, uplifting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Blossom TV Poster Image
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age 10+
'90s sitcom still offers strong role model, great messages.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1990)
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Rupert Can Dance Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(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
(2013)
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The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher Book Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative retelling puts feisty girl at center of classic.
By Jessica Lawson
(2014)
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A Piece of Cake Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
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Something Strange and Ever After: Something Strange and Deadly, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
By Susan Dennard
(2014)
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Of Sorcery and Snow: The Ever Afters, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
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Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
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Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
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A Girl Called Fearless Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
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The Bravest Princess: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
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Dreamwood Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fearless heroine tackles a deliciously creepy forest quest.
By Heather Mackey
(2014)
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Buzz Kill Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen murder mystery is fun, flighty, formulaic.
By Beth Fantaskey
(2014)
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The Glass Sentence: The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Final Zita graphic novel with more peril, great role model.
By Ben Hatke
(2014)
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Ella the Elephant TV Poster Image
age 4+
Friendly book characters teach lessons in helping others.
Network: Disney Junior
(2014)
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Terry the Tomboy TV Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky Internet star sends solid messages about self-image.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
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Still Life: The Books of Elsewhere, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Dark but delightful end to well-drawn fantasy series.
By Jacqueline West
(2014)
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