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Bratz TV Poster Image
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age 9+
The Bratz dolls have their own TV show. Beware.
Network: Fox
(2005)
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Viewtiful Joe TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Subpar Power Rangers rip-off has muddled messages.
Network: WB
(2004)
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Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi TV Poster Image
age 9+
No similarity to real rock duo Puffy AmiYumi.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2004)
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Tuck Everlasting Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)
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Xiaolin Showdown TV Poster Image
age 9+
Unlikely plots and martial arts clichés.
Network: WB
(2003)
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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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My Dog Skip Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Great boy-and-dog tale, but be prepared for tears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful mystery with a Lemony Snicket vibe.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2007)
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Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant tale of dyslexic boy seeking clues to his past.
By Patricia Reilly Giff
(2008)
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Walking with Dinosaurs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Top-notch education (and entertainment) for dino fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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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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Heavyweights Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Early Judd Apatow film makes fat camp mischievous and fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Richie Rich Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Macaulay Culkin vehicle very rich in product placement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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The Karate Kid (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life Book Poster Image
age 9+
Irreverent look at school life explores complex feelings.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(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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Savannah Smiles Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Slapstick adventure sweet, but treats running away lightly.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Blubber Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Honest novel shows brutality of grade school bullying.
By Judy Blume
(1974)
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A Town Called Panic Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Stop-motion comedy adventure with subtitles, a few curses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Great Unexpected Book Poster Image
age 9+
Romantic tale blends fantasy, reality, family mystery.
By Sharon Creech
(2012)
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