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Under the Egg Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
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Bite-Sized Magic: Bliss, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
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Lord and Lady Bunny -- Almost Royalty! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
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Half a Chance Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle story of girl photographer raises ethical issues.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
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A Snicker of Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids try to find town's lost magic in beguiling tale.
By Natalie Lloyd
(2014)
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Seven Stories Up Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet time-travel story teaches kids about the Depression.
By Laurel Snyder
(2014)
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Sky Jumpers: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween girl risks life to save town in gripping future tale.
By Peggy Eddleman
(2013)
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Rooftoppers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Soaring, quirky adventure has unforgettable characters.
By Katherine Rundell
(2013)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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Welcome to Normal: The Quirks, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Light magic, real emotion in tale of quirky family.
By Erin Soderberg
(2013)
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A Mighty Girl Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Great way to shop female-positive media, with supervision.
URL: http://www.amightygirl.com
(2013)
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Confessions of a So-Called Middle Child Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming, realistic take on middle school popularity race.
By Maria T. Lennon
(2013)
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Of Witches and Wind: The Ever Afters, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action picks up in fairy tale fantasy sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2013)
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Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Wig in the Window Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, suspenseful tale of smart tween spy girl and friends.
By Kristen Kittscher
(2013)
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Brooklyn Castle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids discover life on and off chess board in moving docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Space Warriors Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring family film has positive messages, some bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
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