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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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Sahara Special Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A lovely, moving book about a student and teacher.
By Esme Raji Codell
(2003)
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Inkheart Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lengthy but rich fantasy great for book-loving tweens.
By Cornelia Funke
(2004)
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The People of Sparks Book Poster Image
age 9+
A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
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The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl fights to save her uncles' artistic towers.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2004)
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Gregor the Overlander: Underland Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
One of the best of the post-Potter fantasies.
By Suzanne Collins
(2005)
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The Sea of Trolls Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting fantasy-adventure based on Norse myths.
By Nancy Farmer
(2005)
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Sister, Sister TV Poster Image
age 9+
Separated twins reunite as teens -- tweens OK.
Network: Disney Channel
(1994)
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Firegirl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A disfigured classmate teaches stirring lessons.
By Tony Abbott
(2006)
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How to Eat Fried Worms Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids are sure to devour this gross-out book.
By Thomas Rockwell
(2006)
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The Higher Power of Lucky Book Poster Image
age 9+
Newbery winner is delicate, humorous, poignant.
By Susan Patron
(2006)
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The Dark Is Rising Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic fantasy is a bit slow, but enthralling.
By Susan Cooper
(1973)
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Rules Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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National Treasure Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Historical adventure is a fun romp for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Among the Hidden: Shadow Children, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A forbidden child hides from Population Police.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2005)
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The Secret Garden Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful classic filled with magic and realism.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1911)
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Tuck Everlasting Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Book Poster Image
age 9+
Attention to detail makes adventure satisfying.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1977)
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It's a Wonderful Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
This classic delivers warmth all year long.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1946)
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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Poster Image
age 9+
A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale.
By Barbara Robinson
(1972)
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