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The Friendship Experiment Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart, heartfelt portrayal of lonely, science-loving tween.
By Erin Teagan
(2016)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Archery King App Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun archery simulation pushes purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Drone Racing League TV Poster Image
age 9+
Low-key competition series is fun for drone fans.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Last Guardian Game Poster Image
age 9+
Big adventure charms with strong bond between kid and beast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Foxheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl and dog pal face riveting, intense fight to save magic.
By Claire Legrand
(2016)
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Rebel Genius: Rebel Geniuses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative fantasy blends art, mysticism, math, and magic.
By Michael Dante DiMartino
(2016)
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The Initiation: Lock and Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful intro to a modern-day young Sherlock Holmes.
By Ridley Pearson
(2016)
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The Trail App Poster Image
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age 9+
Lovely, engaging wilderness adventure with fiddly controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Finding Perfect Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hopeful story of likeable tween's struggle with OCD.
By Elly Swartz
(2016)
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Dork Diaries 11: Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Same mean-girl formula, but great for reluctant readers.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2016)
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Lodestar: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Danger and magical creatures mix in thrilling volume.
By Shannon Messenger
(2016)
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Bringing Up Bates TV Poster Image
age 9+
The big Bates family returns in mild unscripted series.
Network: UPtv
(2015)
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Growing Up McGhee TV Poster Image
age 9+
Ohio sextuplets grow up on mild but genuine reality show.
Network: UPtv
(2016)
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Fix It Girls - House Makeover App Poster Image
age 9+
Girl-friendly but ad-heavy sim ignores safety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Going Wild Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Superpowered series start has thrills, appealing characters.
By Lisa McMann
(2016)
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The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
Retold classics provide origin story for blockbuster series.
By Chris Colfer
(2016)
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