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American Graffiti Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Coming-of-age classic still a must-see for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Dance Central 3 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun and active dancing game for groups, now with story mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
By Jenny Han
(2014)
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Noggin Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever, unique story makes you think about life and love.
By John Corey Whaley
(2014)
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Blue Lily, Lily Blue: The Raven Cycle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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One Book Poster Image
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One
age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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 Smell of Other People's Houses Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant coming-of-age tale about four 1970 Alaskan teens.
By Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
(2016)
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Piecing Me Together Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful, insightful tale of self-awareness, power of art.
By Renée Watson
(2017)
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Saints and Misfits Book Poster Image
age 13+
Empowering tale of Muslim girl standing up to assaulter.
By S.K. Ali
(2017)
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The Last Waltz Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding '70s concert docu has smoking, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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A Million Junes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Romeo and Juliet fantasy romance is lyrical and haunting.
By Emily Henry
(2017)
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Landscape with Invisible Hand Book Poster Image
age 13+
Darkly funny sci-fi shows future with aliens, economic woes.
By M.T. Anderson
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
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Far from the Tree Book Poster Image
age 13+
Beautifully written story about finding your family.
By Robin Benway
(2017)
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