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Wonder Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
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Grojband TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny musical cartoon has iffy gender stereotypes.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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Bunks TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Zombies at camp offer mischief, light scares for kids.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
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Fish in a Tree Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
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Sunny Side Up Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2015)
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George Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fourth-grader George identifies as a girl in tender tale.
By Alex Gino
(2015)
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A Dog's Purpose Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Tearjerker is sweet, poignant, and occasionally violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Dragonet Prophecy: Wings of Fire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Buddy dragon story surprisingly dark and bloody.
By Tui T. Sutherland
(2012)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Dog's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sentimental but sweet dog adventure has intense, sad scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Journey Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sequel is as sentimental and emotional as the first film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Kira-Kira Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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Inside Out and Back Again Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
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