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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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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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Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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I Am David Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Beautiful, gentle adaptation of classic novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales Book Poster Image
age 9+
Two dozen folktales full of humor and history.
By Virginia Hamilton
(1985)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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Elijah of Buxton Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, powerful, masterful tale of escaped slaves.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
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Is It Real? TV Poster Image
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age 9+
How do legends stand up to science? Tweens+.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2005)
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Animal Armageddon TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating, sometimes intense tour of Earth's history.
Network: Animal Planet
(2009)
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The Journey of Natty Gann Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling adventure too violent for some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed treasure hunt sequel has peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Newsies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids go on strike in gritty, historical musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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In the Shadow of the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lofty recap of the Apollo moon program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Ten Commandments Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Stirring, even if it's as much showbiz as Bible.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1956)
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The Winslow Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Dialogue-heavy period drama too slow for most tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Mandie and the Secret Tunnel Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Intriguing 1899 family mystery marred by stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about ancient cave art is tame but aimed at adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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The Lily Pond Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Emotional story of Jewish refugee children continues.
By Annika Thor
(2011)
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The Mighty Miss Malone Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
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