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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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The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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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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Origin Book Poster Image
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Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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Summer & Bird Book Poster Image
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Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
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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 Pigman Book Poster Image
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Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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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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The Greatest Show on Earth Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sprawling circus tale is a visual feast with heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1952)
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The Two Towers Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thought-provoking saga of Inuit girl adopted by wolf pack.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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Kangaroo Jack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A very bad movie -- shouldn't have been PG.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Crocodile Dundee II Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Aussie hero returns in mindless shoot-'em-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Princess Mononoke Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Epic, compelling, and violent anime classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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