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Barbershop 2: Back in Business Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Great message delivered in an edgy hip-hop movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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American Born Chinese Book Poster Image
age 13+
First graphic novel to win major child lit awards.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2006)
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Stand and Deliver Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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War Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Red Tails Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Wartime drama mixes aerial combat, worthy messages, cliches.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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It Gets Better TV Poster Image
age 13+
Honest accounts of LGBTQ life inspire hope for teens.
Network: Logo, MTV
(2012)
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Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Touchback Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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The Kill Order Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Action-packed prequel to popular Maze Runner trilogy.
By James Dashner
(2012)
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Throw Momma from the Train Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark '80s comedy with slapstick and sexual content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys TV Poster Image
age 13+
Campy '90s action series has solid messages for teens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1995)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Arrow TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Drinking, deaths in dark superhero tale beloved by teens.
Network: CW
(2012)
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Reached Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Satisfying, solid resolution of twisting dystopian romance.
By Ally Condie
(2012)
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The Archived Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Beautiful Chaos: Beautiful Creatures, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More black magic, less exciting action in third outing.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2011)
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Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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