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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game Poster Image
age 17+
A must-play RPG for mature fantasy fanatics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)
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Forza Motorsport Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A superior racing simulator for the Xbox.
Platforms: Xbox
(2005)
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Continuum Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages that are gentle, yet solid.
By John Mayer
(2006)
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Super Mario Strikers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mario stages hilarious parody of extreme soccer.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2005)
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Whirligig Book Poster Image
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age 10+
A car crash ends one life and begins another.
By Paul Fleischman
(1998)
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Holes Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
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Guitar Hero II Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
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The Beatles: 1 Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Some of the best music out there.
By The Beatles
(2000)
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The Tracks of Tyler Hilton Music Poster Image
age 10+
A great CD for tweens – it's all good.
By Tyler Hilton
(2004)
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Sid Meier's Pirates!  (Xbox) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pirate adventure is fun and family-friendly.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Xbox
(2005)
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Sid Meier's Pirates! (PC) Game Poster Image
age 10+
A great adventure for families to explore.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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It Happened One Night Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Still one of the best screwball comedies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1934)
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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
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The Wee Free Men Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful but too violent for young kids.
By Terry Pratchett
(2003)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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Capturing the Friedmans Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Captivating and intense. Mature teens+.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Hattie Big Sky Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
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Dragon's Blood: The Pit Dragon Chronicles: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Enthralling, gritty, classic dragon trilogy.
By Jane Yolen
(1982)
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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Nail-biting, violent fantasy has elements of mystery.
By Philip Pullman
(1998)
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fourth Potter has brilliant plotting -- and dragons.
By J. K. Rowling
(2000)
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