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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic, moving story of girl growing up poor in New York.
By Betty Smith
(1943)
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Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi chiller ups the action, twists in fast-paced sequel.
By Neal Shusterman
(2018)
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God of War (PS4) Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Bloody, gory, mature myth-based action/adventure is amazing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Battlefield V Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Epic, violent WWII shooter targets soldiers' emotional toll.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Outsiders Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Story of ostracized kid a timeless fave of teens, preteens.
By S. E. Hinton
(1967)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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What About Bob? Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Appealingly silly romp for kids and adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Spaceballs Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Goofy '80s parody has cursing, violence, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Moneyball Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantastic, inspiring baseball drama covers all its bases.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Bully Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful docu addresses critically important issue for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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