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Lovely War Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant World War I romance weaves in jazz, Greek gods.
By Julie Berry
(2019)
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ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Incredible docu on horrific event; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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We. The Revolution Game Poster Image
age 13+
Suspenseful historical strategy with a splash of paranoia.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Green Book Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Crowd-pleasing drama explores race, class, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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At Eternity's Gate Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fine performance in challenging, arty Van Gogh biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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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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Fate/Grand Order App Poster Image
age 13+
Complex Japanese role-playing game has steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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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Bigger Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Overly sanitized biopic tackles bigotry; mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Lionheart Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Breezy tale of Nigerian woman in corporate "man's world."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Unbroken: Path to Redemption Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Faith-based sequel has violent moments, lots of drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Bag of Marbles Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of boys' WWII survival has peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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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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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
age 13+
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
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