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Jurassic Park: The Game Game Poster Image
age 14+
Disappointing dino adventure has blood and scares.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poetic autobiography reveals impact of racial prejudice.
By Maya Angelou
(1969)
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In Darkness Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent but riveting story of Haiti's past and present.
By Nick Lake
(2012)
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Ten Music Poster Image
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Ten
age 14+
Smash debut fuses classic rock with aggressive grunge.
By Pearl Jam
(1991)
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Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols Music Poster Image
age 14+
Profane early punk still offends -- and inspires.
By The Sex Pistols
(1977)
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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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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tale of dying teen is full of embarrassing comic moments.
By Jesse Andrews
(2012)
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Street Fighter X Tekken Game Poster Image
age 14+
Two brawler series fuse into one game; violent but no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Horses Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex punk poetry from influential artist.
By Patti Smith
(1975)
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Black Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
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Master of Puppets Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Harsh, loud, complex; probably best metal album of all time.
By Metallica
(1986)
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Meatballs Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Quaint summer camp comedy has sex on the brain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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The Chaos Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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Ropin' the Wind Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Garth's crossover blockbuster still strong decades later.
By Garth Brooks
(1991)
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Garden State: Music from the Motion Picture Music Poster Image
age 14+
Popular alt-folk score speaks to angst-ridden teens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
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The Other Normals Book Poster Image
age 14+
Misfit gamer learns to connect in quirky dual-world fantasy.
By Ned Vizzini
(2012)
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Every Day Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Inventive teen romance blurs notions of gender, reality.
By David Levithan
(2012)
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Call the Midwife TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sublime British medical drama with explicit birth scenes.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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Two or Three Things I Forgot to Tell You Book Poster Image
age 14+
Authentic look at suicide, cutting, bullying, friendship.
By Joyce Carol Oates
(2012)
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