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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

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Movies | “You will rescue Peeta at the earliest opportunity, or you will find yourself another Mockingjay.”   With these words, heroine Katniss Everdeen…

Mockingjay, Part 1 asks teens to tackle harsh realities

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Movies | Trailers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 show hero Katniss Everdeen as a kind of modern Joan of Arc. Dressed all in black, she’s a warrior princess…

Notable Books

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Books | Four nonfiction books related to movies

A Most Wanted Man

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DVD | Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is only a middleman in Germany’s international spy scene in A Most Wanted Man . With bureaucrats breathing down his…

Notable Books

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Books | Four nonfiction books on new beginnings

Hello, darkness

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Books | Teenagers and the literature of hopelessness and suicide

Notable Books

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Books | Time travel books for kids and adults

Maleficent isn’t half bad

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Movies | This retelling of Sleeping Beauty offers themes of self-sacrifice and redemption, albeit in a dark, overtly feminist plot

The Fault in Our Stars

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Movies | When Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) looks up at the stars, she doesn’t see the promise of God as Abraham did. As a 16-year-old dying of cancer who…

Notable Books

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Books | Four recent novels from Christian publishers

Draft Day

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Movies | The new football flick starring Kevin Costner is titled, rather obviously, Draft Day . Not a terrible choice, as the story follows Sonny Weaver Jr. (Costner) as…

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Movies | Captain America (Chris Evans) may be the most well-mannered, clean-cut, and straitlaced of the Marvel Comics heroes. But he still packs a punch. In this…

 
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