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Skillshare - Online Learning App Poster Image
age 14+
Creative and career-oriented lessons for curious older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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SLAY Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl's online life gets real in smart thriller.
By Brittney Morris
(2019)
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I Am Mother Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thoughtful sci-fi thriller has graphic violence, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Observation Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Tough sci-fi puzzler has intense story, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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Siren TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Mermaid tale is violent, suspenseful, and thrilling drama.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
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Sharknado 5: Global Swarming Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Yet another horrible sequel in tired, violent sci-fi series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Long Journey Home Game Poster Image
age 14+
Space tale filled with challenge, choice, and consequence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Another entry in violent, played-out sci-fi series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hungry Shark World App Poster Image
age 14+
Fun but bloody feeding frenzy has more screams than science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Breakthrough TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating docu series vibrantly explores science topics.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Pirates Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Wicked Tuna: North vs. South TV Poster Image
age 14+
Fishing spin-off has lots of gritty guys, salty language.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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