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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Great Gatsby Book Poster Image
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age 14+
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)
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The Fault in Our Stars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartrending love story told by teen dying of cancer.
By John Green
(2012)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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Brave New World Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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All the Bright Places Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling teen romance tackles suicide, finds hope.
By Jennifer Niven
(2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Overwatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Insightful, moving graphic novel of sisters facing fears.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2016)
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Holding Up the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful, inspiring romance full of surprises.
By Jennifer Niven
(2016)
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Real Friends Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Painfully honest, hopeful memoir of coping with frenemies.
By Shannon Hale
(2017)
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Hack Along with GoldieBlox TV Poster Image
age 8+
Girl-powered DIY projects encourage creative tinkering.
Network: YouTube
(2017)
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Forza Motorsport 7 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Exceptional racing sim takes the checkered flag.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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