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The Raven Boys Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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The Crown of Embers: The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, more mature sequel with new love interest.
By Rae Carson
(2012)
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Sliders TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart, thought-provoking sci-fi series is great for teens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1995)
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys TV Poster Image
age 13+
Campy '90s action series has solid messages for teens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1995)
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PITFALL! App Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic abandons its roots but one-ups the competition.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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The Last Story Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, engrossing RPG with violence and teen themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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The Golden Lily: Bloodlines, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging Bloodlines sequel explores romance, friendship.
By Richelle Mead
(2012)
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Myst (Nintendo 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 13+
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Foundation Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
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Wrath of the Titans Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Bland fantasy sequel has some scary monsters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The 39 Steps Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Hitchcock suspense, some drinking and smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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A Girl Named Digit Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
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One Piece TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Close friends chase their dreams in high-seas adventure.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2004)
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Changeling: Order of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tantalizing mix of historical romance, supernatural epic.
By Philippa Gregory
(2012)
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Shadow and Bone: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, exotic fantasy romance gets pretty violent.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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The Lost Code: The Atlanteans, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic adventure takes a while to hit stride.
By Kevin Emerson
(2012)
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The Enchantress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Ambitious, edu-taining fantasy series gets a grand send-off.
By Michael Scott
(2012)
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Men in Black: Alien Crisis Game Poster Image
age 13+
Play as an MIB agent in mediocre arcade shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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