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Five Feet Apart Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet love story of sick teens who aren't allowed to touch.
By Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
(2018)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Greenhouse Academy TV Poster Image
age 11+
Mystery, suspense, and sibling strife in so-so tween drama.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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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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A Girl Like Her Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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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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The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crooked Arrows Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports drama about Native Americans, lacrosse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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Dance Academy TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Realistic Aussie drama explores teen issues like dating.
Network: TeenNick
(2012)
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The Young Victoria Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen's biopic is more tender romance than historical saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting start to teen fantasy series in urban setting.
By Cassandra Clare
(2007)
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She's the Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cute but crass comedy based on Shakespeare play.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Napoleon Dynamite Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Artemis Fowl Book 3: The Eternity Code Book Poster Image
age 11+
High-action page-turner sequel a great summer read.
By Eoin Colfer
(2003)
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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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Ella Enchanted Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.
By Gail Carson Levine
(1997)
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