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For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Poster Image
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Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1940)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
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Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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The Scarlet Letter Book Poster Image
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Classic novel of American religion, morality, and hypocrisy.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1850)
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The Good Earth Book Poster Image
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Gritty, moving tale of couple in turn-of-the century China.
By Pearl S. Buck
(1931)
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The Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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Small Damages Book Poster Image
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Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
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Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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Dark Triumph: His Fair Assassin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Beautiful, violent story of medieval love and tragedy.
By Robin LaFevers
(2013)
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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
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Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
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Divided We Fall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Provocative military tale asks tough patriotism questions.
By Trent Reedy
(2014)
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Going Over Book Poster Image
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Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
By Beth Kephart
(2014)
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Roots Movie Poster Image
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Classic miniseries is essential viewing for mature teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Ida Movie Poster Image
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Ida
age 14+
Intense drama, unforgettable story of post-Holocaust Poland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Challenger Deep Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Anna and the Swallow Man Book Poster Image
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Exquisite tale of Polish girl in WWII shows horrors of war.
By Gavriel Savit
(2016)
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When We Were Kings Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling boxing docu covers race, politics; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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