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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful novel deals with suicide, anxiety, and loneliness.
By Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
(2018)
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The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Greenhouse Academy TV Poster Image
age 11+
Mystery, suspense, and sibling strife in so-so tween drama.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Okja Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Refugee Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Supergirl TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Strong female lead shoulders the weight of superhero series.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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Between TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty sci-fi series targets teens with blood and realism.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Echo Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
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The 100 TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
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Fruits Basket TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2002)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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Just Dance 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Popular dancing game continues to entertain with new music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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Soul Eater TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Formulaic anime is violent but interesting.
Network: Adult Swim
(2013)
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The Ellen DeGeneres Show TV Poster Image
age 11+
Ellen brings humor and positive messages to daytime.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2003)
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The Secret Circle TV Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy thriller has sexy edge that's best for mature teens.
Network: CW
(2011)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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