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When Dimple Met Rishi Book Poster Image
age 13+
Opposites begin to attract in sweet arranged-union tale.
By Sandhya Menon
(2017)
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The Battlemage: Summoner, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
High-action demon battles thrill in trilogy finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2017)
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The Outcasts Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart-girls-vs.-mean-girls comedy has swearing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Crossing Ebenezer Creek Book Poster Image
age 13+
Heartbreaking novel follows freed slaves on Sherman's March.
By Tonya Bolden
(2017)
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Thick as Thieves: The Queen's Thief, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Smart, suspenseful, stellar volume in tricky fantasy series.
By Megan Whalen Turner
(2017)
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Beaches (2017) Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Slight remake of '80s tearjerker, saved by Menzel's singing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Scattering: The Outliers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sequel has more twists, turns but less all around.
By Kimberly McCreight
(2017)
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Dragon Quest Heroes II Game Poster Image
age 13+
Accessible action adventure has enjoyable fantasy battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Defy the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sci-fi space thriller is a thought-provoking page-turner.
By Claudia Gray
(2017)
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The One Memory of Flora Banks Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping thriller about a teen who can't make new memories.
By Emily Barr
(2017)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Me and My Grandma TV Poster Image
age 13+
YouTube star's sitcom is plagued with stale storylines.
Network: YouTube
(2017)
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Starfall: Starflight, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Amusing mix of sci-fi, court intrigue, and romance.
By Melissa Landers
(2017)
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Bronx Masquerade Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teens find true selves through poetry in heartfelt novel.
By Nikki Grimes
(2018)
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Long May She Reign Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen queen uses science to save kingdom in engaging fantasy.
By Rhiannon Thomas
(2017)
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Seed Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Docu follows teams competing for startup money; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Rules Don't Apply Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Entertaining but uneven Hollywood drama has serious themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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City of Saints & Thieves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating trio fuels thought-provoking Africa thriller.
By Natalie C. Anderson
(2017)
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Ys Origin Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun remastered role-playing game keeps old tech issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2017)
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