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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pacific Rim: Uprising Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Surprisingly fun (but violent) monsters vs. robots sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Children of Eden Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Familiar dystopian tale pushes limits of believability.
By Joey Graceffa
(2016)
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Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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The Walk Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Terrific, heart-pounding, gravity-defying true story.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
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The Young Victoria Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen's biopic is more tender romance than historical saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
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Becoming Jane Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A witty, winning Austen bio for tweens and older.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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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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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Gandhi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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