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Project Bollywood

by Mahtab Narsimhan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: film, friendship, diversity & multicultural

Salman loves Hindi movies and wants to produce a short Bollywood film for his school project.

He gathers his friends when he's ready with the script, which is a mashup of all the movies he has ever seen. As director, Salman insists everyone follows the script exactly. But it's full of stereotypes and the cast and crew are not shy about expressing th …

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Shadow

by Mere Joyce
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, special needs, film

Fourteen-year-old Preston Craft is organizing a film festival for his school's film club when a crime occurs.

One of the films goes missing two days before the festival begins, Preston is convinced it was stolen and is determined to get it back. The only indication of the theft is a suspicious shadow that Preston noticed right before he discovered t …

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Scènes épiques de ma vie de génie incompris

by Stacey Matson
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: film, theater, friendship

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Maintenant que le concours d'écriture et la pièce de théâtre sont terminés, Arthur et Robbie mettent leurs différents de côté. Les problèmes d'Arthur seraient réglés, si Anila, sa petite amie, n'était pas jalouse de son amitié avec Kennedy. Et s'il n'y avait pas le petit problème de la caméra qu'Arth …

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The Fake-Chicken Kung Fu Fighting Blues

by Aaron Lam, illustrated by Kean Soo
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3
tagged: humorous stories, film, city & town life, multigenerational, new experience

12-year-old video buff Anthony is devastated when his family moves from Chinatown to a remote northern community. There are no other Asian families around and everyone loves hockey, which Anthony just doesn't get. The move is even harder on his grandmother, Po Po, who doesn't speak English and puts a fake chicken over the front door for luck. Despe …

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POV

by Ted Staunton
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: humorous stories, music, film

One small fib snowballs into dozens of lies, and soon Spencer finds himself in way over his head.

When first-year film student Spencer O'Toole is asked to make a music video for a band, he leaps at the chance. But Jerry, Spencer's dad, shows up, and somehow the band assumes he's in charge, despite the fact that he has zero background in film. And th …

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