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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Hobbit Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
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Truth or Scare TV Poster Image
age 9+
Intriguing documentary series for tweens, teens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2001)
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Clash of the Titans Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Kids will find this FX-heavy fantasy epic a bit dated.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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The Graveyard Book Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tale of boy raised by ghosts is both creepy and warmhearted.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)
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The Mummy: Quest for the Lost Scrolls Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Animated, but may be too scary for some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Jimmy Two Shoes TV Poster Image
age 9+
Uninspiring cartoon looks for laughs in slapstick, misery.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
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Disney's A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 9+
3-D adaptation of classic holiday tale may scare young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Little Mermaid and Other Stories by H. C. Andersen App Poster Image
age 9+
Gorgeous interactive tales are darker than Disney versions.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures HD App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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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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Frankenweenie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Burton's creepy young Frankenstein is perfect for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.
By Shannon Messenger
(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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