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Come Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Peter Pan/Alice in Wonderland origin story has grief, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Fighting Words Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, moving story of 10-year-old recovering from abuse.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2020)
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2 Hearts Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-meaning but stiff romance drags; language, drinking.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Black-ish Election Special TV Poster Image
age 11+
Hopeful special explores history of voter oppression.
Network: ABC
(2020)
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The Lost Husband Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romantic drama about loss has farm charm; smoking.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Sweet Sunshine Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensational music, amateur script in faith-lite romance.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Wendy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Updated Peter Pan story has striking visuals, uneven plot.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Bad Best Friend Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Eighth grader withstands friend rejection in funny story.
By Rachel Vail
(2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Things You Can't Say Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story of tween grappling with his dad's suicide.
By Jenn Bishop
(2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, being unhoused explored in hopeful tale.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Sunnyside TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ambitious immigration comedy has charm, diverse cast.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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A Place to Belong Book Poster Image
age 11+
Emotional post-WWII story promotes compassion, perseverance.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2019)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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