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Kira-Kira Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel takes slapstick shenanigans to NYC.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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Holiday Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-fashioned Grant/Hepburn classic still charms.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1938)
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Cheaper by the Dozen Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Inferior remake of 1950 classic has sexual references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Inside Out and Back Again Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
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Home Alone Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Slapstick comedy is funny but full of iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Hocus Pocus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Nutcracker in 3D Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Big-screen remake of ballet is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Lions of Little Rock Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant story of a shy girl who speaks for social justice.
By Kristin Levine
(2012)
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The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr., aka Houdini Book Poster Image
age 10+
Relatable, realistic story of a teen boy in a rough 'hood.
By Peter Johnson
(2012)
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Wonder Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
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Planet Tad Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Indignities of middle school fill funny blog novel.
By Tim Carvell
(2012)
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Children of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Surviving the Applewhites Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lighthearted tale of eccentric family's creative homeschool.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2002)
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Jake and Lily Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Twins with deep bond grow apart in funny, thoughtful story.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2012)
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The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More end-of-times excitement with a heavy dose of humor.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
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Opal Dream Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unusual Australian drama has a few moments of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Liar & Spy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave misfit tames fears in inspiring, surprising novel.
By Rebecca Stead
(2012)
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