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Christmas... Again?! TV Poster Image
age 8+
Rude tween learns lesson in Christmas-y "Groundhog Day."
Network: Disney+, Disney Channel
(2021)
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Dungeons & Dragons: Dungeon Academy: No Humans Allowed! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave, noble girl fights for family in fun fantasy romp.
By Madeleine Roux
(2021)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated book adaptation has bullying, some gross humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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Under Wraps TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Mildly spooky remake for younger tweens has comic vibe.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Almost Never TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cell phones, social media in binge-worthy U.K. musical show.
Network: Disney Channel
(2021)
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¡Cóme! (Eat!) TV Poster Image
age 8+
Short film explores a tween's Puerto Rican identity.
Network: HBO Max
(2021)
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We Are Family Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids fight to save their team in fun, light basketball tale.
By LeBron James, Andrea Williams
(2021)
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Black Boy Joy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming stories of Black boys by acclaimed Black authors.
By Kwame Mbalia
(2021)
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Time Villains: Time Villains, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tweens battle time-traveling pirates in exciting adventure.
By Victor Piñeiro
(2021)
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Launchpad TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Short films celebrate diverse stories; some mature content.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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The Last Fallen Star: Gifted Clans, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical fantasy romp has awesome Korean American girl lead.
By Graci Kim
(2021)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mild scares and laughs for Wimpy Kid fans.
By Jeff Kinney
(2021)
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The House That Wasn't There Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story of loss, friendship, and a mystery to solve.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2021)
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Measuring Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Strong Asian girl drives quick, tasty cooking drama.
By Lily LaMotte
(2020)
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Un Disfraz para Nicolas (A Costume for Nicolas) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated movie about imaginative boy with Down syndrome.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Simon B. Rhymin' Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun story about boy whose creativity sparks his empathy.
By Dwayne Reed
(2021)
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Root Magic Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl discovers her power in tender fantasy novel.
By Eden Royce
(2021)
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Clues to the Universe Book Poster Image
age 8+
Two friends look for fathers, reach for stars in brave tale.
By Christina Li
(2021)
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The Smartest Kid in the Universe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively middle-school adventure celebrates knowing stuff.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny tale of Chinese girl adapting to 1947 Brooklyn life.
By Bette Bao Lord
(1984)
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