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age 13+
Effective approach to expanding vocab with 40 free words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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age 13+
Suspenseful medical drama about girl yearning to fit in.
By CJ Lyons
(2013)
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Darius & Twig Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Quiet, sometimes poetic story of teens' scholarship quest.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2013)
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age 13+
Funny sitcom glosses over reality of teen pregnancy.
Network: NBC
(2013)
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age 13+
Awesome professional-level tool for digital artists.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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age 13+
Online community empowers teen poets; use privacy settings.
URL: http://www.powerpoetry.org
(2013)
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age 13+
Poor girl falls for rich guy in romance that's about trust.
By Kasie West
(2013)
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age 13+
Irrepressible girl learns to do good in fun, quirky novel.
By David Iserson
(2013)
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age 13+
Gripping novel of kids filmed every five years for docu.
By Jennifer Castle
(2013)
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age 13+
Fast-paced tale of teen girl with mind powers.
By Kasie West
(2013)
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All I Need Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sentimental romance follows teen couple over two years.
By Susane Colasanti
(2013)
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age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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age 13+
Mix of brutality and tenderness makes fantasy seem real.
By Andrea Cremer, David Levithan
(2013)
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Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's positive turnaround mixes with iffy beauty message.
By Carolita Blythe
(2013)
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Beautiful Chaos: Beautiful Creatures, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More black magic, less exciting action in third outing.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2011)
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
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age 13+
Predictable party flick is too edgy for star's younger fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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The Carrie Diaries TV Poster Image
age 13+
Sex and the City prequel is edgy but has merit for teens.
Network: CW
(2013)
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