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Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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The Walk Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Terrific, heart-pounding, gravity-defying true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive Book Poster Image
age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
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Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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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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The Express Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational true story tackles race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Becoming Jane Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A witty, winning Austen bio for tweens and older.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thought-provoking saga of Inuit girl adopted by wolf pack.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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