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Mulan II Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Mediocre sequel has lightweight story; some peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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DIY.org – Creative Challenges App Poster Image
age 5+
How-to videos ignite curiosity and nurture key skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Shelter Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced YA thriller from "suburban noir" pro.
By Harlan Coben
(2011)
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Get Up and Dance Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Musical variety, but questionable controls make a mixed bag.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Never Let Me Go Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
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Smash TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Broadway musical drama with big stars, some sexy stuff.
Network: NBC
(2012)
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Nevermind Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Grunge breakthrough delivers massive guitars and angst.
By Nirvana
(1991)
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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Bad Reputation Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Joan Jett claims rock 'n' roll for women in fierce debut.
By Joan Jett
(1981)
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After the Snow Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Harsh yet hopeful struggle for survival in a new Ice Age.
By S.D. Crockett
(2012)
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Fahrenheit 451 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)
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Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Geek tribes revel in docu about massive commercial event.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hunger Games Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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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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Grey Gardens Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Tragicomic docu of aging eccentrics won't appeal to kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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A Girl Named Digit Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
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For Darkness Shows the Stars Book Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting dystopian take on Jane Austen's Persuasion.
By Diana Peterfreund
(2012)
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Teen Nick Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Good site for teens to watch and discuss fave Nick shows.
URL: http://www.teennick.com
(2012)
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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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