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Kona Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Bland supernatural mystery with good looks but little else.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Overfall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, fun adventures, but story builder very complex.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Everest Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of real-life expedition is intense, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The X-Files (2016) TV Poster Image
age 13+
The truth (and some scary stuff) is still out there.
Network: Fox
(2016)
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dystopian sequel has lots of thrills, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart App Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful exploration of math beyond classroom; dense text.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Winter: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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The Forever Man: W.A.R.P., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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The Martian: Bring Him Home App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive real-time story adds to franchise, stands alone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sad, beautiful tale of boy genius and tragic gun accident.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Camilla Dickinson Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Earnest, slow drama shows teens dealing with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Golden Specific: The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
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Far from the Madding Crowd Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female role model in emotional literary adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense nonfiction graphic novel chronicles 2005 disaster.
By Don Brown
(2015)
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Justice League: Gods and Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging noir tale is dark and violent; some cursing, nudity
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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First Peoples TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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Poldark TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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