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Peter Pan Book Poster Image
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age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(1904)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(1997)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Fly Away Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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American Graffiti Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Coming-of-age classic still a must-see for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
age 8+
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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The Raven Boys Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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P.S. I Still Love You Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
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FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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Horizon Zero Dawn Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic, imaginative adventure with strong female lead.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Real Friends Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Painfully honest, hopeful memoir of coping with frenemies.
By Shannon Hale
(2017)
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