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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Franklin and Friends TV Poster Image
age 4+
Friendly animal pals have positive social messages for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Charlie and Lola TV Poster Image
age 4+
Brit siblings set good examples; great for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Reading Rainbow TV Poster Image
age 4+
Encouraging kids to read, one book at a time.
Network: PBS
(1983)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Pete The Cat: A Very Groovy Valentine’s Day TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet blue cat learns about friendship and differences.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
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Dog Loves Books TV Poster Image
age 4+
Canine book lovers bring stories to life in preschool show.
Network: CBeebies
(2020)
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Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Moxie Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Sexual themes, language in feel-good feminist teen tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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The Last Letter from Your Lover Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Charming romantic drama has strong language, sex references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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BookTube TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Insightful, mature book club series interviews star authors.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ophelia Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Hamlet gets a feminist update, but violence stays the same.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Can You Keep a Secret? Movie Poster Image
age 14+
"Be yourself" romcom has strong messages, sexual situations.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Cousins Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving nonlinear Maori family drama has language, racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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