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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Inventive interactive movie has violence, drugs, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Refugee Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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The Crown TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Exquisite bio-series is complex and compelling.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Last Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody costume drama is violent but tastefully constructed.
Network: BBC America
(2015)
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Little Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Young boy's faith pulls heartstrings in sentimental drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Epic Rap Battles of History Website Poster Image
age 15+
Clips will make kids laugh; parents may not find them funny.
URL: http://www.epicrapbattlesofhistory.com
(2015)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Belle Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Important, affecting, engrossing drama for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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12 Years a Slave Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Vikings TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent, mature drama has amiable, legendary hero.
Network: History
(2013)
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Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Earnest drama about fervent English abolitionist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic makes strong anti-war case.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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Finding Neverland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotional J.M. Barrie biopic has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Al Capone Does My Shirts: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Boy stands up for sister with autism in compassionate tale.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2005)
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Chariots of Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Book Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling tale of family facing racism in '30s Mississippi.
By Mildred D. Taylor
(1976)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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