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Off the Page Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong (but long) sequel about book characters come to life.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2015)
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PIXELS Defense App Poster Image
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age 12+
Poorly designed promotional game with frustrating controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding role model urges kids to stand up to bullies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings Book Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant memoir-in-verse recalls Cuban American's childhood.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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Little Loopers Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Trite underdog kid golfer tale has crass language, alcohol.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Taken Charge Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Game Poster Image
age 12+
Grab a buddy and take a colorful joyride through space.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
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Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
By Jessica Dee Humphreys, Michel Chikwanine
(2015)
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The Rose Society: The Young Elites, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping nonfiction account of Vietnam-era whistle-blowing.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2015)
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Calvin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Quirky, compelling tale of schizophrenic teen on quest.
By Martine Leavitt
(2015)
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American Ace Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)
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Eddie the Eagle Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Crowd-pleasing underdog story gets a little racy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
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The Siren Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
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The Beverly Hillbillies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Unnecessary '90s remake has iffy humor, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Pacific Warriors Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Docu about Pacific Islander rugby team has mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Calamity: The Reckoners, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Explosive finale for action-packed superhero saga.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2016)
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