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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
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Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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Teppen App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fantastic Capcom-based card game is impossible to put down.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, being unhoused explored in hopeful tale.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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Forget Me Not Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Compelling story of girl dealing with Tourette syndrome.
By Ellie Terry
(2017)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Fighting Words Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, moving story of 10-year-old recovering from abuse.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2020)
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Everything Sad Is Untrue: (A True Story) Book Poster Image
age 11+
Young refugee's story is told in memories, myths, fables.
By Daniel Nayeri
(2020)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Ex Machina Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Axiom Verge Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
Short, enjoyable journey of heroes grudgingly fighting evil.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Crashlands App Poster Image
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age 11+
Enormous crafting RPG with goofy humor and cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2016)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Joe the King Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Coming-of-age movie with mature themes, lots of profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Rise and Shine Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Fun game history tribute has high difficulty, gory violence.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Well, That Was Awkward Book Poster Image
age 11+
Friendships tested in clever tween-texting romcom.
By Rachel Vail
(2017)
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Greetings from Witness Protection! Book Poster Image
age 11+
Kicky tween thriller deals with themes of abandonment.
By Jake Burt
(2017)
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