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Blazing Saddles Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Kids may not get all of Brooks' classic Old West parody.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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King Dork Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, funny coming-of-age with lots of mature content.
By Frank Portman
(2006)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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The Carrie Diaries Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sex and the City prequel is OK for mature teens.
By Candace Bushnell
(2010)
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South Park TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Outrageous, shocking humor carries a message.
Network: Comedy Central, UPN
(1997)
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Soul Eater TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Formulaic anime is violent but interesting.
Network: Adult Swim
(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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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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"Chandelier" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
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City of Heavenly Fire: The Mortal Instruments, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
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What If Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sweet but mature romcom about friends in love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious action games with frequent firefights, some blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter fans will love, but the romance is nothing new.
By Cassandra Clare
(2016)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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Okja Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful novel deals with suicide, anxiety, and loneliness.
By Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
(2018)
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Aquamarine Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Girls and a mermaid learn about love. Charming.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Rules Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl connects with brother who has autism in moving tale.
By Cynthia Lord
(2006)
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Tuck Everlasting Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A timeless and thought-provoking novel.
By Natalie Babbitt
(1975)
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