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Girls With Sharp Sticks Book Poster Image
age 14+
Chilling thriller about a school for "perfect" girls.
By Suzanne Young
(2019)
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Dig Book Poster Image
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Dig
age 14+
Haunting, surreal tale explores cost of family dysfunction.
By A.S. King
(2019)
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Novel Effect: Read Aloud Books App Poster Image
age 3+
Add music, sound effects to story time for enhanced reading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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Mother Goose Club TV Poster Image
age 3+
Celebrated videos teach preschool skills in songs, rhymes.
Network: Netflix, YouTube Channel
(2009)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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Dr. Seuss Treasury App Poster Image
age 3+
Faithful versions of beloved books in convenient collection.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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HOMER Stories: Kids Library App Poster Image
age 3+
Solid collection could use less distraction, more features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Kindergo App Poster Image
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age 3+
Digital library is small but appealing for new readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fahrenheit 451 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Soggy, violent adaptation of book-burning sci-fi classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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People Kill People Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, gritty story tackles gun violence, white supremacy.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2018)
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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 14+
Huge fantasy adventure is deeper, has more hunting content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling tale of loss, love, addiction in poetry & prose.
By Will Walton
(2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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