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Jack and Jill Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Few laughs in crude, kid-targeted Sandler comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Three Investigators in the Secret of Skeleton Island Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Tween sleuths find danger and scares in South Africa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Tintin: The Lake of Sharks Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed classic adventure has drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Big Nate: Comix By U! App Poster Image
age 9+
Bright, creative app will inspire kids' inner cartoonist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
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The Peculiar Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery boy fights to save his sister in magical fantasy.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2012)
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"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Snicket in fine form as a 12-year-old solving noir mystery.
By Lemony Snicket
(2012)
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Tintin: The Prisoners of the Sun Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Another exciting Tintin tale, but some dated stereotyping.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1969)
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Return to the Willows Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rollicking sequel delightfully true to classic original.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2012)
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Case File 13: Zombie Kid Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
By J. Scott Savage
(2012)
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Joshua Dread Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
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Cardboard Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fantastic action-meets-existentialism graphic novel.
By Doug Tennapel
(2012)
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Ghostbusters App Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids capture and collect ghosts in enjoyable arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Game Poster Image
age 9+
Light scares, clever puzzles make for a fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The Slither Sisters: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy comedy for young boys riffs on horror cliches.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
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The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children Book Poster Image
age 9+
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
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Teacher's Pest: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
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P.S. Be Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
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