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Video Time Machine App Poster Image
age 16+
Trove of historic and nostalgic clips; some iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Native Son Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
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1984 Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Classic dystopian novel about life under constant scrutiny.
By George Orwell
(1949)
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Last Night I Sang to the Monster Book Poster Image
age 16+
Teen faces addiction and abuse in powerful, poetic novel.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2009)
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The Handmaid's Tale Book Poster Image
age 16+
Gripping dystopian novel of religious state against women.
By Margaret Atwood
(1985)
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The House of the Spirits Book Poster Image
age 16+
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
By Isabel Allende
(1985)
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Hatfields & McCoys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Life of Pi Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
By Yann Martel
(2001)
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Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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Political Animals TV Poster Image
age 16+
Star power anchors intricate, boozy dirty-politics series.
Network: USA
(2012)
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Channel Orange Music Poster Image
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age 16+
Intense, poetic R&B has mature themes and content.
By Frank Ocean
(2012)
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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Fantastic hip-hop documentary has profanity, some drug use.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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PicsArt Photo Editor & Collage App Poster Image
age 16+
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Before Midnight Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant, mature third chapter to heartfelt romantic saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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LIMBO App Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark, violent but thought-provoking puzzle game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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The Kite Runner Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
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Her Movie Poster Image
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Her
age 16+
Graceful, strange romance with intense moments of sexuality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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