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BattleTech Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Lead destructive mechs in battle to conquer a space empire.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Between the Lines Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poetry group helps teens find true selves in moving novel.
By Nikki Grimes
(2018)
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WakeMe Social Alarm Clock App Poster Image
age 13+
Video-based alarm and task reminders need adult oversight.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution: A Handbook for Time Travelers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Jokey history offers Yelp-like reviews for time travelers.
By Jonathan W. Stokes
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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The Creature of the Pines: The Unicorn Rescue Society, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids save mythical creature in sweet, funny fantasy.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2018)
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Come Sunday Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Real-life story explores faith, spirituality; mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Honor Among Thieves: Honors, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female characters conquer space in intriguing sci-fi.
By Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre
(2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
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Devils Within Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Painful, powerful story about rejecting white supremacy.
By S.F. Henson
(2017)
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PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG) Mobile App Poster Image
age 13+
Fast-paced mobile version of violent multiplayer shooter.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Status Update Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Routine teen comedy has stereotyping, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Poet X Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating, unforgettable collection of free-verse poems.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2018)
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The Last to Let Go Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen tries to hold family together in sad, beautiful story.
By Amber Smith
(2018)
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Down and Across Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen searches for grit in sweet coming-of-age story.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2018)
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Aliens Ate My Homework Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoonish violence in live-action book-based alien tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Waking the Monsters: Hilo Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gina steps up in fun-filled, action-packed volume.
By Judd Winick
(2018)
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Shiny Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Nonviolent rescue game lacks polish, responsive controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Grammarly Keyboard App Poster Image
age 13+
Editing tool helps find spelling and grammar errors.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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