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Superstore TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Great actors stranded in clichéd but mild workplace comedy.
Network: NBC
(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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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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Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Funny Spanish-language comedy has lots of racy jokes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Untwine Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
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Shake the Dust Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant docu about B-boys and -girls around the world.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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NEED Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
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Soundless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid standalone fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore.
By Richelle Mead
(2015)
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet TV Poster Image
age 12+
Vet reality has heart -- and lots of bloody surgeries.
Network: Animal Planet
(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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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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The Martian: Bring Him Home App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive real-time story adds to franchise, stands alone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sad, beautiful tale of boy genius and tragic gun accident.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Marie's Story Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational subtitled film is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Whink App Poster Image
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age 12+
Read, write, and draw with solid note-taking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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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Pixels Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Action, crass/raunchy humor in alien-attack sci-fi comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
Epic fantasy MMO expansion vastly improves gameplay, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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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