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Little Fugitive Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Lovingly realistic coming-of-age story is a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1953)
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Sullivan's Travels Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brainy Hollywood classic about importance of comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Game Poster Image
age 9+
Kids play superheroes in mildly violent online game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Anomaly Warzone Earth HD App Poster Image
age 12+
Clever twist on tower defense genre; violent, but no blood.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Wonderstruck Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive story of runaways in New York, 50 years apart.
By Brian Selznick
(2011)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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Every Thing on It Book Poster Image
age 9+
Another classic poetry collection by the master of whimsy.
By Shel Silverstein
(2011)
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Secrets at Sea Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Great story, characters make mouse journey instant classic.
By Richard Peck
(2011)
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Breadcrumbs Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliant tale of girl's enchanted-woods search for friend.
By Anne Ursu
(2011)
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The Infernals Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devilish comic adventure in hell mixes physics, philosophy.
By John Connolly
(2011)
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Without Tess Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)
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Down the Mysterly River Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever fantasy adventure a great choice for middle graders.
By Bill Willingham
(2011)
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Cleopatra's Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting novel imagines the life of Cleopatra's daughter.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2011)
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The Crucible Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful play about Salem witch trials a riveting read.
By Arthur Miller
(1976)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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The Lost Songs Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of Southern teen surviving druggie mom.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2011)
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The Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful folk tale explores good and evil in human nature.
By John Steinbeck
(1993)
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My Antonia Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Writing shines in pioneer saga of friendship and struggle.
By Willa Cather
(2011)
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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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Planesrunner: Everness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
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