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Rules Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A cliff-hanging orphan adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1962)
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Is It Real? TV Poster Image
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age 9+
How do legends stand up to science? Tweens+.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2005)
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Animal Armageddon TV Poster Image
age 9+
Fascinating, sometimes intense tour of Earth's history.
Network: Animal Planet
(2009)
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In the Shadow of the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lofty recap of the Apollo moon program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Destroy Build Destroy TV Poster Image
age 9+
Engineering + explosions = fun reality show for tweens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2009)
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Planet Mechanics TV Poster Image
age 9+
Dynamic duo offers mechanical solutions for greener world.
Network: Planet Green
(2008)
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Heavy Metal Task Force TV Poster Image
age 9+
Huge machines make for tween-friendly show.
Network: SCIENCE
(2009)
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Hubble 3D Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Space lands on Earth in 3-D glory in this kid-friendly docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Stuck With Hackett TV Poster Image
age 9+
Cool science lessons wrapped in reality survival show.
Network: SCIENCE
(2011)
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette Book Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned charmer will appeal to the whole family.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2011)
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting enchanted forest adventure to save baby brother.
By Colin Meloy
(2011)
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The Lily Pond Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Emotional story of Jewish refugee children continues.
By Annika Thor
(2011)
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The Railway Children Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great British book-based classic is rewarding for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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America the Wild with Casey Anderson TV Poster Image
age 9+
Informative wildlife series about elusive animals.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2012)
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Neversink Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Epic story of a brave puffin fighting to save his homeland.
By Barry Wolverton
(2012)
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