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Super Mario 3D Land Game Poster Image
age 7+
Newest Mario game continues the platforming magic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
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Lord of the Flies Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
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New Super Mario Bros. U Game Poster Image
age 7+
Teamwork plays major role in another fun Mario platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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The Pigman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
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Super Mario 3D World Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastic platform adventure is fun for the whole family.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street TV Poster Image
age 7+
Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2014)
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Looney Tunes TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Classic 'toons are violent but still wildly entertaining.
Network: Boomerang
(1930)
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I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
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Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Beezus and Ramona Book Poster Image
age 7+
The first Ramona book is a treat for all ages.
By Beverly Cleary
(2006)
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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