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Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette Book Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
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Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life Book Poster Image
age 9+
Irreverent look at school life explores complex feelings.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2011)
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(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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Savannah Smiles Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Slapstick adventure sweet, but treats running away lightly.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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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 Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart kids, lessons in Mysterious Benedict Society prequel.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2012)
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Blubber Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)
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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Book Poster Image
age 9+
Toddler antics bug brother, amuse readers in 1st Fudge book.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great Book Poster Image
age 9+
Realistic story about friendship and facing fears.
By Judy Blume
(1972)
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Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! Book Poster Image
age 9+
Real middle school issues mix with lots of humor.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2012)
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The Shakiest Gun in the West Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Wacky Don Knotts Western spoof has lots of drinking.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.
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(Release Year: 1950)
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Get Smart Again Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Slapstick spy spoof with iconic TV heroes, mild innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Won't Back Down Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Inspiring tale of a mom's quest to better her kid's school.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Chak De! India Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Indian underdog sports film will make American girls cheer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Here Comes the Boom Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Templeton Twins Have an Idea: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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