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I, Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Lifeless update of classic with lots of fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Dear Killer Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen serial killer faces moral dilemma in gripping read.
By Katherine Ewell
(2014)
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Labor Day Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Uneven melodrama with confusing messages about love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Faking It TV Poster Image
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age 15+
High school comedy with sexuality as its focus.
Network: MTV
(2014)
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Great Expectations (2013) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Adaptation of Dickens' classic retains book's dark themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Surviving Jack TV Poster Image
age 15+
Coming-of-age comedy has sex, slang, and some heart.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
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The 100 TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
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The Gospel of Winter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful book about victims of priest sexual abuse.
By Brendan Kiely
(2014)
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The Dumbest Idea Ever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, affecting memoir of growing up crazy for comics.
By Jimmy Gownley
(2014)
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Chicagoland TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Sobering docuseries sheds light on city's grim realities.
Network: CNN
(2014)
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Storm Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
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The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Solid Victorian adventure is too dark for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Bitten TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Soapy, sexy werewolf series gets gory.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Lightbot : Programming Puzzles App Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging programming puzzler teaches coding logic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
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Reality Boy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Boy fights to move beyond abusive family in compelling tale.
By A.S. King
(2013)
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Spooksville TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Popular book series makes for chilling thrills for tweens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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