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The River Between Us Book Poster Image
age 11+
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
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Skellig Book Poster Image
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age 11+
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
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SimCity 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
City building sim offers great entertainment & education.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
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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 Giver, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)
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Hatchet Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Hold on tight for an intense tale of survival.
By Gary Paulsen
(1987)
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Microsoft Student With Encarta Premium 2007 Game Poster Image
age 11+
Smart homework help for tweens and up.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Book Poster Image
age 11+
Powerful story of 1930s Dust Bowl families.
By Jerry Stanley
(1992)
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Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thoughtful, moving biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
By Russell Freedman
(1993)
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Lincoln: A Photobiography Book Poster Image
age 11+
Illustrates Lincoln's depth as a man and a leader.
By Russell Freedman
(1972)
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Thankful Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Kelly Clarkson sings with authority and style.
By Kelly Clarkson
(2003)
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The View From Saturday Book Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant but complex novel for older kids.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(1996)
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Sabrina (1954) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Romance-comedy classic for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1954)
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Tunes for Bears to Dance To Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, simple story with an emotional wallop.
By Robert Cormier
(1992)
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Harry Sue Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Offbeat, gritty story with heart. OK for older tweens.
By Sue Stauffacher
(2005)
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Operation Red Jericho: The Guild of Specialists, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Top-notch, rip-roaring adventure with fantasy violence.
By Joshua Mowll
(2005)
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Civilization 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Strategy game for tweens & up spans world history.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Kingdom Hearts 2 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Great graphics, great story, great sequel. Tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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Watership Down Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Thinking person's bunny story will appeal to kids.
By Richard Adams
(1972)
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