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Scribblenauts Remix App Poster Image
age 11+
Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2011)
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Batman: Arkham City Game Poster Image
age 15+
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Inspiring wartime journal reveals teen's inner life.
By Anne Frank
(1947)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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Spotify Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Easy way to stream vast music collection; no content filter.
URL: http://www.spotify.com/us/hello-america/
(2011)
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TrevorSpace Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Social network provides support for LGBTQ teens.
URL: http://www.trevorspace.org
(2011)
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Insidious Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Exceptionally scary flick is too intense for younger teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Suits TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Unbleeped swearing muddies a good message.
Network: USA
(2011)
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True Grit Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Coen brothers tackle classic Western with wit and brutality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Brink Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Online first-person shooter has some blood, mild profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Scarleteen Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Edgy sex-ed site best suited for mature teens.
URL: http://www.scarleteen.com
(2011)
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Being Human (U.S.) TV Poster Image
age 15+
Horror series is clever but heavy on sex and gore.
Network: Syfy
(2011)
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The Social Network Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fantastic performances, compelling story for teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Easy A Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen Scarlet Letter update is smart but risque.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Winter's Bone Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Strong teen girl character drives grim but superb drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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"We R Who We R" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Club track glorifies partying; catchy, but not for kids.
By Ke$ha
(2010)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Hawaii Five-0 TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Lots of guns, gore in violent remake of classic cop show.
Network: CBS
(2010)
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