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Dragon Bones: The Unwanteds Quests, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical twin girls shine in this slow-starting story.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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Winterhouse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rushed, fun adventure with Indian princess in combat boots.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2018)
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Little Women TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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The Downward Spiral: Lock and Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moodier young Sherlock sequel is chock-full of secrets.
By Ridley Pearson
(2017)
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The Gift of Dark Hollow: Longburrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical gifts help brave rabbits in exciting sequel.
By Kieran Larwood
(2018)
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Merci Suarez Changes Gears Book Poster Image
age 9+
Upbeat coming-of-age story explores culture, class, aging.
By Meg Medina
(2018)
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Mascot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween's humor lifts story about grief, physical injury.
By Antony John
(2018)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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Eventown Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative fantasy deals with grief, memory, conformity.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2019)
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Finding Orion Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Heart, humor, discoveries fill oddball family quest tale.
By John David Anderson
(2019)
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Born Just Right Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Upbeat book tells what it's like being born without a limb.
By Jordan Reeves, Jen Lee Reeves
(2019)
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My Jasper June Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving, relatable story of loss, life-changing friendship.
By Laurel Snyder
(2019)
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Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wry story of foster kids looks at tough and tender truths.
By Bridget Farr
(2019)
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Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crossover tales will thrill fans of Riordan's two series.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries TV Poster Image
age 9+
Squeaky-clean teens solve mysteries in 1970s drama.
Network: ABC
(1977)
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Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Abby and Brittany TV Poster Image
age 9+
Conjoined twin docuseries is positive but voyeuristic.
Network: TLC
(2012)
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Six Little McGhees TV Poster Image
age 9+
Sextuplets take Ohio by storm in family-friendly reality.
Network: OWN
(2012)
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Through the Skylight Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful time-travel tale explores rich culture, history.
By Ian Baucom
(2013)
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