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Kaleidoscope Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting collection of story fragments traces love and loss.
By Brian Selznick
(2021)
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Kena: Bridge of Spirits Game Poster Image
age 12+
Beautiful, kindhearted adventure has a great female hero.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows
(2021)
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Hello (From Here) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Witty, sweet teen romance set in the early days of COVID.
By Chandler Baker, Wesley King
(2021)
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Cruella Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Disney villain is de Vilishly delightful, daring, and dark.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Girl from the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.
By Molly Knox Ostertag
(2021)
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The Champion: Contender, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cade fights aliens galore in action-stuffed finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2021)
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Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts TV Poster Image
age 12+
Empowering female-focused talk show has some mature themes.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
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Jiva! TV Poster Image
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age 12+
South African melodrama has fun nightclub dance sequences.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Kisses and Croissants Book Poster Image
age 12+
American ballerina finds love in sweet romance set in Paris.
By Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau
(2021)
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My Love: Six Stories of True Love TV Poster Image
age 12+
Gentle, hopeful docuseries proves enduring true love exists.
Network: Netflix
(2021)
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Bravely Default II Game Poster Image
age 12+
Tale with mild fantasy violence also has positive messages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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The Awakening of Malcolm X Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intimate fictional memoir brings Malcolm X to life.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Tiffany D. Jackson
(2021)
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The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person Book Poster Image
age 12+
Caring, funny, compelling call to be anti-racist.
By Frederick Joseph
(2020)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Instant Karma Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Opposites attract and karma is served in cute teen romance.
By Marissa Meyer
(2020)
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The Way Back Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, complex, wise fantasy is steeped in Jewish folklore.
By Gavriel Savit
(2020)
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Blackpink: Light Up the Sky Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling docu reveals human side of K-pop phenomenon
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I Am Dead Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Mature themes handled delicately in heartwarming puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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