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Silkwood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Disturbing tale of corporate greed, nuclear danger, courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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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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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Game Poster Image
age 15+
Vast and violent RPG filled with moral choice and ambiguity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Grapes of Wrath Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty Steinbeck classic brings Great Depression to life.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Froi of the Exiles Book Poster Image
age 15+
Character-driven fantasy is extraordinary for older teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2012)
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Everybody Sees the Ants Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, challenging tale of outsider fighting back.
By A.S. King
(2011)
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The Bluest Eye Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Deeply poetic novel explores racial and sexual feelings.
By Toni Morrison
(1970)
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Battle Royale Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Ultraviolent Japanese cult movie came before Hunger Games.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Never Fall Down Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Harrowing true story of boy in Cambodia's Killing Fields.
By Patricia McCormick
(2012)
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Ratcatcher Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gritty yet beautiful coming-of-age film too dark for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Elephant Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, provocative depiction of high school shootings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Amarcord Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Fellini's bawdy coming-of-age film is brilliant but mature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Hearts and Minds Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Provocative Vietnam War docu with violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Tiger Eyes Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful novel examines teen's world of grief.
By Judy Blume
(1981)
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The Last Picture Show Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Classic American film has heavy themes and sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Torchlight II Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody fantasy tale is easy to play, stands test of time.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal Book Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliantly funny, insightful, dark high school tragicomedy.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Zero Dark Thirty Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intelligent, uncompromising drama is violent and complex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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