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Teen Advisory Board Picks for January

Check out the books, movies, TV shows, and music that come highly recommended by our Teen Advisory Board Members!

Books

1984

Will: 1984 by George Orwell

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Kelsey: Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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Matt: Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan, Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

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Julia: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson, Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

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Veronika: Empty by Suzanne Weyn

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Ashley: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

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Katie: The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

Movies & TV

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Will: Once Upon a Time

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Kelsey: Forest Gump, Criminal Minds, The Office

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Matt: Gotham, Flash, The Terminator, The Simpsons, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Modern Family

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Julia: Law & Order

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Chloe: If I Stay

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Katie: Friends, Blackish, Big Bang Theory

Music

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Barbara: FourFiveSeconds by Rhianna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney; I Need You by M83

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Kelsey: Symphony Soldier by The Cab, Pirates of the Caribbean film scores by Hans Zimmer

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Will: The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film scores

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Julia: The Big Bang by Rock Mafia

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Katie: The Heart Wants What it Wants and My Dilemma 2.0 by Selena Gomez; Sledgehammer by Fifth Harmony;  Cry Me a River by Justin Timberlake; Something Big by Shawn Mendes

 

TAB Picks of 2014

Here’s what our Teen Advisory Board picked as the best books, movies, and music that they have read, watched, and listened to this year!

Books

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Karolina: Among the Hidden series by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonneblick, Animal Farm by George Orwell, Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B. Cooney

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Theresa: The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Divergent series by Veronica Roth

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Kelsey: No Safety in Numbers series, The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger,  The Revenge of Seven by Pittacus Lore

Wonder

Katie: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

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Will: The Mortal Instruments series

Movies

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Kelsey: The Maze Runner and Mockingjay

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Karolina: The Fault In Our Stars, Heaven is For Real, The Book Thief, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

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Theresa: The Fault In Our Stars, Divergent, The Hunger Games, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

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Katie: If I Stay, Big Hero 6

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Gabby: How to Train Your Dragon 2

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Will: Guardians of the Galaxy

Music

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Karolina: Animals by Maroon 5, I’m Coming Home by Diddy and Sklyar Grey, The Heart Wants What it Wants by Selena Gomez

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Katie: Fancy by Iggy Azalea, Problem by Ariana Grande, Life of the Party and Show You by Shawn Mendes, Dear Future Husband by Megan Trainor

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Theresa: Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey, Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

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Kelsey: Our Song by Ron Pope, Green Day, Celtic Thunder

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Gabby: The Beatles