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Dust Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
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Seraphina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Richly conceived dragon fantasy with stellar young heroine.
By Rachel Hartman
(2012)
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Google Art Project Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
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Golden Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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The Great American Dust Bowl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
By Don Brown
(2013)
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The Extra Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Harrowing tale of Gypsy film extra in World War II.
By Kathryn Lasky
(2013)
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Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
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Buck Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful profile on horse whisperer has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Book Poster Image
age 12+
Ballerina's frank, inspiring tale of perseverance and hope.
By Michaela DePrince
(2014)
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(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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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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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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From Twinkle, with Love Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling romantic comedy has lots to say about friendship.
By Sandhya Menon
(2018)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Zumba Fitness 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Dance/fitness series makes big improvements but teen music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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The Immaculate Collection Music Poster Image
age 12+
Anthology showcases superstar's danceable hits.
By Madonna
(1989)
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The Electric Horseman Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Warmhearted romance with an anti-corporate perspective.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Dance Academy TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Realistic Aussie drama explores teen issues like dating.
Network: TeenNick
(2012)
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