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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Good Will Hunting Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving story of brilliant, troubled youth for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1962)
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Planet Earth TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning high-def series spotlights world wonders.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2006)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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March of the Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Brave New World Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 13+
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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Ungifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Wacky mayhem fills tale of troublemaker in genius academy.
By Gordon Korman
(2012)
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Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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My Side of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping, inspiring wilderness-survival adventure.
By Jean Craighead George
(1959)
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The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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Pikmin 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 17+
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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