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Hala Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Poetic coming-of-age tale tackles religion, youth with care.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Looking for Alaska TV Poster Image
age 15+
Popular YA book yields excellent series for mature teens.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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Serpent & Dove Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wickedly fun witch fantasy has hot romance, magic, violence.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2019)
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Threads from Instagram App Poster Image
age 15+
Fun tool makes it even easier to quickly share pics, status.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Ready to Mingle Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Subtitled romcom has cursing, sex, lots of drinking.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Wedding Year Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Casual sex, pot, heavy drinking in romcom with teen appeal.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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GreedFall Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fantastic, mature tale focuses on choice vs. combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Book Poster Image
age 15+
Timeless novel about first love and family solidarity.
By Brandy Colbert
(2019)
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Supervized Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Bawdy humor, salty language in retired superheroes comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Brave Face:  A Memoir Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gripping look at boy's struggle with depression, coming out.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2019)
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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Game Poster Image
age 15+
Dungeon crawler has engaging play but disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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The Last Summer Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
So-so teen romcom has cursing, alcohol, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Barely Missing Everything Book Poster Image
age 15+
Eye-opening tale of Latinx teen boys facing racism, despair.
By Matt Mendez
(2019)
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The World Next Door Game Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful anime adventure has clever gameplay, profanity.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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The Caligula Effect: Overdose Game Poster Image
age 15+
Repetitive, bland look at complex emotional issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Juanita Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Alfre Woodard saves formulaic tale; cursing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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LifeAfter App Poster Image
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age 15+
Zombie survival game struggles to find a life of its own.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Paddleton Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Offbeat dramedy has mature themes, some swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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96 Words for Love Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sweet romance mixes with thin take on serious issues.
By Rachel Roy, Ava Dash
(2019)
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