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Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet romance, some swearing in appealing comedy/fantasy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Blinded by the Light Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming comedy celebrates family ties and The Boss.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Exuberant music, electric performance in routine biopic.
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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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical sequel is escapist fun; some innuendo, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Book-based teen romcom has some language, racy talk.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
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Logan Lucky Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Very funny, clever heist movie has some action, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean:  To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(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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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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Caraval, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
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Carve the Mark Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Twist-filled fantasy romance is occasionally dark, violent.
By Veronica Roth
(2017)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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P.S. I Still Love You Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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Red Queen: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed fantasy will grip fans of powerful heroines.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2015)
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We Were Liars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
By E. Lockhart
(2014)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
By Jenny Han
(2014)
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