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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Book Poster Image
age 15+
Misfit plans murder and suicide in painful, powerful book.
By Matthew Quick
(2013)
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A Prayer for Owen Meany Book Poster Image
age 15+
Affecting, darkly comic novel has heavy, mature themes.
By John Irving
(1989)
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
age 15+
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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The Gospel of Winter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful book about victims of priest sexual abuse.
By Brendan Kiely
(2014)
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Boyhood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Unique, affecting, mature drama about life and growing up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Olive Kitteridge TV Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful adaptation with themes of mental illness, suicide.
Network: HBO
(2014)
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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent expansion manages to reinvigorate popular MMO.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Hannah and Her Sisters Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Brilliant but mature comic-drama about an imperfect family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious action games with frequent firefights, some blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
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Black Desert Online Game Poster Image
age 15+
Online fantasy world full of crafting, trading, conquest.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Out of Darkness Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautifully written look at racism and love in 1930s Texas.
By Ashley Hope Pérez
(2015)
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Sula Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting, complex tale of friendship best for older teens.
By Toni Morrison
(1973)
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O.J.: Made in America TV Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting doc examines impact, background of famous crime.
Network: ESPN
(2016)
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Inside Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Puzzle-platformer with scary imagery rewards cleverness.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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American Splendor Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Earthy, gritty and real; for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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NYPD Blue TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Rich police drama with strong characters. No kids.
Network: Syndicated, TNT
(1993)
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Fallen Angels Book Poster Image
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age 15+
A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1988)
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