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The Hunt for Amazing Treasures TV Poster Image
age 9+
Docuseries connects interesting finds with history lessons.
Network: Hulu
(1996)
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Sarah, Plain and Tall Book Poster Image
age 9+
Warm family story of children's wish for a mother.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(1985)
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P.S. Be Eleven Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Tween coming-of-age set amid shifting family, '60s dynamics.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2013)
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Through the Skylight Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful time-travel tale explores rich culture, history.
By Ian Baucom
(2013)
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MLB 13 The Show Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Still the best baseball game around, with many modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Book Poster Image
age 9+
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
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The Underground Railroad: In the Ohio River Valley Game Poster Image
age 9+
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes spy in absorbing American Revolution tale.
By Avi
(2012)
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Infinity Ring: A Mutiny in Time, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)
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Hidden Objects: Gardens of Time App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden objects and sim combine for fun, social game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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The Mighty Miss Malone Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
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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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Cave of Forgotten Dreams Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about ancient cave art is tame but aimed at adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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Mandie and the Secret Tunnel Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Intriguing 1899 family mystery marred by stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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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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National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed treasure hunt sequel has peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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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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Elijah of Buxton Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Funny, powerful, masterful tale of escaped slaves.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
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