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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Between the Lines Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mother and daughter team up to write fun, modern fairy tale.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2012)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Elemental Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Never-a-dull-moment futuristic fantasy brims with energy.
By Antony John
(2012)
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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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Hanna's Gold Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen treasure hunt shows drinking with consequences.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Austenland Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Frothy, teen-friendly romcom skims surface but is still fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Standing Up Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Insightful, frank look at how two kids survive bullying.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland TV Poster Image
age 12+
TV spin-off takes dark fantasy drama to another dimension.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring seize-the-day tale with some peril and flirting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hostage Three Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Riveting story of teen hostage falling for Somali pirate.
By Nick Lake
(2013)
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Firebrand: Elemental, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dystopian fantasy displays sharper edges in second volume.
By Antony John
(2013)
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Paperboy Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Award-winning coming-of-age book teaches empathy, bravery.
By Vince Vawter
(2013)
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Teenreads Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bookworms will love this resource for all things YA.
URL: http://www.teenreads.com/
(2014)
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The Glass Sentence: The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Skink -- No Surrender Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
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Lost Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mystical, heartwarming holiday tale with mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Belstone Fox Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'70s drama about fox-dog friendship has very intense scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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