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Shakespeare in Bits: Julius Caesar App Poster Image
age 14+
Accessible app brings the Bard to life with animation, text.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Son of God Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Bland retelling of Jesus' ministry can be very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Ida Movie Poster Image
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Ida
age 14+
Intense drama, unforgettable story of post-Holocaust Poland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Love Letters to the Dead Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
(2014)
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Going Over Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
By Beth Kephart
(2014)
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Diana Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superficial but teen-friendly rendering of the royal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Killing Kennedy Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
By-the-numbers biopic traces last months of Oswald, JFK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Divided We Fall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
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Palace of Spies Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of history, little emotional depth in palace intrigue.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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Parkland Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
JFK movie captures mood but omits a great deal; some blood.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Rose Under Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
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Gold Fever TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Informative historical miniseries packs a violent punch.
Network: Discovery Channel
(1996)
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A Spark Unseen Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting sequel has romance, adventure, court intrigue.
By Sharon Cameron
(2013)
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The Clockwork Scarab Book Poster Image
age 14+
Steampunk murder mystery with teen girls intriguing, gory.
By Colleen Gleason
(2013)
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Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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The Beginning of Everything Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging novel shows teens' lives altered by tragedy.
By Robyn Schneider
(2013)
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Emperor Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
MacArthur meets Hirohito in interesting historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Love and Honor Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inauthentic Vietnam-era romance feels like a TV movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Dynasty Warriors 8 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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