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The Red Pencil Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
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The Zigzag Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Subtitled, sweet coming-of-age caper has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Tarzan of the Apes Book Poster Image
age 11+
Original ape-man tale more violent, racist than the films.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1912)
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The Giver Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Pain makes life colorful in dystopian adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Goat Simulator App Poster Image
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age 11+
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Book Poster Image
age 11+
Dark but fun 1890 murder mystery has feminist message.
By Julie Berry
(2014)
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The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Book Poster Image
age 11+
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza Book Poster Image
age 11+
Joey tries to heal his family in emotional series finale.
By Jack Gantos
(2014)
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Middle School Confidential 3: What's Up with My Family? App Poster Image
age 11+
Great graphic novel helps tweens love the family they have.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 11+
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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The Swap Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Switching spell lets girl and boy see other's point of view.
By Megan Shull
(2014)
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The Whispering Skull: Lockwood & Co., Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent ghost-hunting series stays super scary.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2014)
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Dr. K's Exotic Animal ER TV Poster Image
age 11+
Some graphic moments in veterinarian reality.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Lots of historical detail in evenhanded, traditional docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Middle School Math Planet – Fun math game curriculum for kids App Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging mix of practice and drills covering key concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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