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We Bought a Zoo Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Family film tackles grief with humor and deep empathy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Chomp Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful, creepy British film is nightmare fodder.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Quincy, M.E. TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Seventies version of CSI is entertaining, if old-fashioned.
Network: NBC
(1976)
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Summer & Bird Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Dust Bowl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, disturbing tour through environmental devastation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Origin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating Herzog documentary about Siberian trappers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Pigman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
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Naked Castaway TV Poster Image
age 12+
Informative survival series has nudity and graphic hunting.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
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In the Shadow of Blackbirds Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spine-tingling ghost story haunts long after reading.
By Cat Winters
(2013)
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Bag It! Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Enlightening docu about saving the planet from plastics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Joe Rogan Questions Everything TV Poster Image
age 12+
Joker studies phenomena with humor and salty lingo.
Network: Syfy
(2013)
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Into That Forest Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Let the Sky Fall Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ponderous backstory bogs down "air elemental" romance.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
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Inhuman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
By Kat Falls
(2013)
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Let the Storm Break: Sky Fall, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
More cosmic perils, teen romance in "air-elemental" sequel.
By Shannon Messenger
(2014)
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Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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