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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horror stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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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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Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
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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 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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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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Summer Bird Blue Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Emotional novel deals with death, grief, and abandonment.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2018)
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Somewhere Only We Know Book Poster Image
age 13+
K-pop star steps out in romantic "Roman Holiday" retelling.
By Maurene Goo
(2019)
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StarCraft with Brood War Expansion Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic, and now free, sci-fi strategy game for teens.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Marley Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Comprehensive docu on iconic reggae musician.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3 Game Poster Image
age 13+
"Gleeks" will love singing songs, but some have teen themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Black Eyed Peas Experience Game Poster Image
age 13+
Popular band teaches dance moves, has some strong lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Trust Us with Your Life TV Poster Image
age 13+
Laugh-out-loud improv series sometimes gets saucy.
Network: ABC
(2012)
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Sound Shapes Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
By Charles Gilman
(2012)
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From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Violin virtuoso's trip to China will open eyes and ears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Midway Arcade Origins Game Poster Image
age 13+
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Teacher's Pest: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
By Charles Gilman
(2013)
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