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Living Biblically TV Poster Image
age 12+
Book adaptation disappoints but brings faith to forefront.
Network: CBS
(2018)
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Reign of the Fallen Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing fantasy explores issues of grief and addiction.
By Sarah Glenn Marsh
(2018)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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What the Night Sings Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful story of teen girl's life after the Holocaust.
By Vesper Stamper
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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Truly Devious: A Mystery Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Google Arts & Culture App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Watched Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of Muslim teen's dilemma informing for cops.
By Marina Budhos
(2016)
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Piper Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, violent retelling of creepy legend has gorgeous art.
By Jay Asher, Jessica Freeburg
(2017)
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Barbra: The Music...The Mem'ries...The Magic Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Streisand concert for fans old and new; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Glass Castle Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong acting, intense themes in emotional book-based drama.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Dark Tower Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Awful, violent, revenge-filled Stephen King adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Night of Cake & Puppets: Daughter of Smoke & Bone Book Poster Image
age 14+
Re-release of romantic series companion adds keen art.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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My Cousin Rachel Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong, complicated woman anchors intense mystery tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Lion's Song App Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic, emotional tale tackles serious topics in WWI.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Piper Perish Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Artistic teen's diary reveals bumpy path in relatable novel.
By Kayla Cagan
(2017)
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Dirty Dancing (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Remake can't recapture original magic but still entertains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Sense of an Ending Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Memories may be unreliable in compelling, mature drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Carrie Pilby Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen genius learns to live life in so-so book-based dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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