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Black Girl, White School: Thriving, Surviving, and "No, You Can't Touch My Hair" Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable anthology brims with solidarity for Black girls.
By Olivia V. G. Clarke
(2020)
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The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks.
By Rick Riordan
(2020)
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Becoming Muhammad Ali Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lyrical novel traces childhood, evolution of sports legend.
By Kwame Alexander, James Patterson
(2020)
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Class Act: New Kid, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Eighth-graders navigate race, class in savvy graphic novel.
By Jerry Craft
(2020)
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Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Characters grow in poignant anime; violence, mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Before the Ever After Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tween copes with father's illness in touching verse novel.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2020)
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The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit Book Poster Image
age 10+
Practical advice for kids to be humans with integrity.
By John Beede
(2020)
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Spelunky 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Treasure hunting sequel digs deep for frantic fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, clichéd story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sports adventure blends arcade soccer and action anime.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Drake Hollow Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun yet repetitive adventure grows on you over time.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, satisfying threequel wraps series with family focus.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Encouraging, body-positive guide for older girls.
By Dr. Lisa Klein, Dr. Carrie Leff
(2019)
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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.
By Laura Ruby
(2020)
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Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern, nuanced sex-ed guide fantastic for tweens, teens.
By Heather Corinna, Isabella Rotman
(2019)
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One Year at Ellsmere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing graphic novel about friendship and fitting in.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Amazon Prime Video App Poster Image
age 10+
Rich content library, imperfect parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2020)
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Gold Rush Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Great characters, perilous adventures in historical tale.
By Avi
(2020)
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Lockdown TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun mystery show reveals teens' emotions during quarantine.
Network: YouTube
(2020)
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