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The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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Finding Rin Tin Tin Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Comic mayhem, potty humor in amateurish dog comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Lions of Little Rock Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr., aka Houdini Book Poster Image
age 10+
Relatable, realistic story of a teen boy in a rough 'hood.
By Peter Johnson
(2012)
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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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Standing Ovation Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween musical competition with mean behavior, name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Planet Tad Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
By Tim Carvell
(2012)
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First Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Goofy '90s comedy with pratfalls and some gunplay.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Summer of the Gypsy Moths Book Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating story of resilient girls has some dark moments.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2012)
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Surviving the Applewhites Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
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Applewhites at Wit's End Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
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Jake and Lily Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Twins with deep bond grow apart in funny, thoughtful story.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2012)
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My Mixed-up Berry Blue Summer Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl stands up for gay mom in slight but thoughtful story.
By Jennifer Gennari
(2012)
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Laugh with the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
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Smile Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)
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Camp Cucamonga Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Silly but sweet '90s summer camp movie has some bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Three Times Lucky Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny mystery with spunky girl touches on serious themes.
By Sheila Turnage
(2012)
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George and the Big Bang Book Poster Image
age 10+
Odd mix of cartoony space exploits and cutting-edge science.
By Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking
(2012)
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The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
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The Demigod Diaries: The Heroes of Olympus Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting stories plus backstory on popular half-god heroes.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
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