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Bucking the Sarge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Luther fights to survive his criminal mother.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2004)
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Folklore Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Good messages, pretty melodies, but kind of banal.
By Nelly Furtado
(2003)
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Stormchaser: The Edge Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Violent, overlong entry in imaginative Edge series.
By Paul Stewart
(2004)
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Lobster Wars TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Deep-sea rivalry plays out in rough reality show.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2007)
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Al Capone Does My Shirts: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Boy stands up for sister with autism in compassionate tale.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
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Maximum Ride, Book 1: The Angel Experiment Book Poster Image
age 11+
OK series launch about flock of mutants. Tweens.
By James Patterson
(2006)
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The Boy from the Basement Book Poster Image
age 11+
Gripping tale handles abuse with a delicate hand.
By Susan Shaw
(2005)
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Magnum, P.I. TV Poster Image
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age 11+
1980s heartthrob solves cases in Hawaii.
Network: Syndicated
(1980)
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AvrilLavigne Website Poster Image
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age 11+
The pop star's Web site isn't very "Complicated."
URL: http://www.avrillavigne.com/us/home
(2004)
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The Maths File Game Show Website Poster Image
age 11+
Entertaining, educational online game show.
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/index.shtml
(2005)
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Poetry4Kids Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Poetry playground littered with ads.
URL: http://www.poetry4kids.com/
(2005)
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Homecoming Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic novel of four brave children looking for a home.
By Cynthia Voigt
(1981)
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Fefe Dobson Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Original, refreshing, and a whole lot of fun.
By Fefe Dobson
(2003)
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The Biggest Loser TV Poster Image
age 11+
Extreme dieting, Survivor-style; tweens and up.
Network: NBC
(2004)
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Finding Neverland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotional J.M. Barrie biopic has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Giver, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)
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Lisa Williams: Life Among the Dead TV Poster Image
age 11+
Quirky medium will entrance believers.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2006)
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Afrodisiac Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Brandy grows up.
By Brandy
(2004)
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NCAA Football 05 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
A good all-around game for kids and families.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2004)
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Take It All Away Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Cabrera makes these drippy love songs work.
By Ryan Cabrera
(2004)
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