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The Crossroads Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Refugee kids find new life in nuanced, relatable sequel.
By Alexandra Diaz
(2018)
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Good Enough Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling, emotional look at tween's anorexia recovery.
By Jen Petro-Roy
(2019)
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Right as Rain Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Pitch-perfect story about loss and change inspires hope.
By Lindsey Stoddard
(2019)
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The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl and her dad flee grief in heart-filled road-trip tale.
By Dan Gemeinhart
(2019)
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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative, creepy twin tale full of love, magic, wisdom.
By Anne Ursu
(2019)
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Pie in the Sky Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving graphic novel hybrid explores immigration and grief.
By Remy Lai
(2019)
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The Clockwork Ghost: York, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tweens solve puzzles, dodge villains in intriguing sequel.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
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The Simple Art of Flying Book Poster Image
age 9+
Odd, battered characters find one another in quirky tale.
By Cory Leonardo
(2019)
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Changeling: The Oddmire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Delightfully scary, funny, magical series start.
By William Ritter
(2019)
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The Beasts of Grimheart: Longburrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave rabbits, allies battle monsters in thrilling episode.
By Kieran Larwood
(2019)
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The Hunt for the Mad Wolf's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting, history-steeped sequel has heart, great heroine.
By Diane Magras
(2019)
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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Graphic adaptation captures basketball's power, poetry.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kid geniuses are grown up in exciting 4th mystery-adventure.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2019)
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Nightfall: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teen elves face cosmic peril, crushes in epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2017)
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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(2018)
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The Crossover Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Soaring, poignant, novel in verse hits all the right spots.
By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
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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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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
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Spider-Man: The New Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 9+
Spidey grows up in 'toon best for older kids+.
Network: Kabillion
(2003)
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Batman: The Brave and the Bold Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun -- and funny -- superhero action game keeps it light.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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