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On Her Shoulders Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Harrowing portrait of brave role model has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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Shout Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant, poetic memoir about healing from sexual assault.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2019)
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Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light contemporary romance about chasing your dreams.
By Kasie West
(2019)
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Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lyrical free-verse memoir set amid turbulent '60s and '70s.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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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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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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Watch Us Rise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring teen activists join forces in sweet friends tale.
By Renée Watson, Ellen Hagan
(2019)
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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Comprehensive docu on iconic soul singer; some cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Book Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic, compelling coming-of-age stories of black teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2019)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Docu about slain folk singer has violence, profanity.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Lionheart Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Breezy tale of Nigerian woman in corporate "man's world."
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2018)
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The Rebound Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring docu about wheelchair basketball players; cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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A Winter's Promise: The Mirror Visitor Quartet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent world-building, but fantasy saga starts slow.
By Christelle Dabos
(2018)
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Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix:  Rise of the Empress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy sequel is less dark, more adventurous.
By Julie C. Dao
(2018)
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Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement Book Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring story of teens who organized March for Our Lives.
By The Founders of March for Our Lives
(2018)
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Zero Weeks Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring docu advocates for legislation to help families.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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