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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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Split/Second Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Explosive racing game encourages aggressive driving.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
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London Calling Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Punk rebels fuse aggressive rock with Jamaican roots music.
By The Clash
(1979)
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Forza Horizon Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, compelling car game glamorizes illicit street racing.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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The Raven King:  The Raven Cycle, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gorgeously written multilayered finale is simply magical.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2016)
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The Fountains of Silence Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant, powerful drama set in 1957 fascist Spain.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2019)
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Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Competent racer depicts car crashes with no consequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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The One: The Selection, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, swoon-worthy romantic finale to popular series.
By Kiera Cass
(2014)
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Grid Autosport Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun Euro racing sim provides authentic driving experience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Cry-Baby Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Campy '50s parody has mild sex references, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Need for Speed Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun fast-paced driving game glorifies illegal street racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Crew: Wild Run Game Poster Image
age 13+
Expansion boosts fun, visuals, glamorizes illegal racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Gundam Versus Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun robotic brawler adds larger multiplayer combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Knowledge Is Power Game Poster Image
age 13+
Amusing, funny trivia game fuses console with mobile.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Second Act Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
JLo glows in friendship comedy with swearing, racy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wreckfest Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Combative racing in this demolition derby is a smash.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Ford v Ferrari Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Entertaining, well-paced racing biopic has strong language.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Gone in 60 Seconds Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Check your brain at the door, enjoy with popcorn.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Silly humor for the holidays; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Shipping Wars TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Indie truckers compete for business, also smoke and curse.
Network: A&E
(2012)
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