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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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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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Ice Island Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
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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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Miracle Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Heartwarming boy-and-dog story with life and death issues.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Frankenweenie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Burton's creepy young Frankenstein is perfect for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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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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A Cat in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Animated thriller's action makes it best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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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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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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Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja TV Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed toon attacks messages with mixed results.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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