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The Wednesday Wars Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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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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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Newbery Honor book about a smart Southern tomboy in 1899.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2009)
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Inside Out and Back Again Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, educational immigrant story told in free verse.
By Thanhha Lai
(2011)
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Smile Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)
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Drama Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
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A Tale Dark and Grimm Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)
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Counting by 7s Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Striking tale of quirky girl connecting after parental loss.
By Holly Goldberg Sloan
(2013)
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir of teen Nobel laureate shot by Taliban.
By Malala Yousafzai, Patricia McCormick
(2014)
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Hotline Miami Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Extremely violent puzzler intrigues with gunfire, mystery.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
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The Witcher III: Wild Hunt Game Poster Image
age 18+
Excellent mature adventure full of sex, violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Westing Game Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be heirs compete for a fortune in classic mystery.
By Ellen Raskin
(1978)
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The Thing About Jellyfish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful, grief-tinged, coming-of-age story has it all.
By Ali Benjamin
(2015)
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
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Battlefield 1 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Epic violent shooter packs huge emotional punch of warfare.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Resident Evil 7 biohazard Game Poster Image
age 18+
Survival horror series redefines fear in gory new chapter.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Sniper Elite 4 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bloody, stealthy WWII shooter targets player's adrenaline.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature shooter focuses on drug cartel conflict.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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