Great Books for Tweens

I've been reading to my girls for as long as they would listen. I still do it, despite the fact my tween reads to herself. It's part of our nightly routine, a hanger-on from the preschool days that neither of us wants to let go. But after several years of reading aloud, I crave more complex plots...

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Tween TV You Can Stomach

While this is under the label "For Tweens" it no doubt could also be filed under "For You." The time has ended that we can trust our kids will eat up Disney shows and terribly written and produced live action shows. Both my kids refuse to watch anything with a laugh track. I've tried to explain why some shows have it but honestly... I don't think I understand myself! 

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