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Blinded by the Light Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming comedy celebrates family ties and The Boss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Charlie's Angels (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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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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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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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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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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Star Wars: Battlefront II Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic sci-fi shooter returns to a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(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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MARS Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding Mars mission series has suspenseful moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Horizon Zero Dawn Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic, imaginative adventure with strong female lead.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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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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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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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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Degrassi: Next Class TV Poster Image
age 13+
An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Winter: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Red Band Society TV Poster Image
age 13+
Likable teens tackle tough circumstances in moving dramedy.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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