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Loving Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful true tale of mixed-race couple's fight for justice.
By Patricia Hruby Powell
(2017)
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Children of Eden Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Familiar dystopian tale pushes limits of believability.
By Joey Graceffa
(2016)
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Goldenhand: Old Kingdom, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting entry in magic series brings back fave characters.
By Garth Nix
(2016)
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Shame the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical romance leans to soap-opera-style melodrama.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2016)
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Right Footed Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring look at a life of young woman with a disability.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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What Light Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, sweet, but bland holiday romance.
By Jay Asher
(2016)
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Dan and Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not on Fire Movie Poster Image
age 12+
YouTube stars' frantic concert movie has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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March: Book Three Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uplifting finale to terrific series reveals tragic violence.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2016)
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The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes antiwar message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
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Shadows of the Dark Crystal: Jim Henson's Dark Crystal, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy prequel doesn't match the original movie.
By J. M. Lee
(2016)
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Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Candid, chatty memoir is powerful voice for trans kids.
By Jazz Jennings
(2016)
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Shadowshaper: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Art-filled urban fantasy has outstanding Afro-Latina hero.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2015)
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Everland Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Steampunk version of Peter Pan takes a dark turn.
By Wendy Spinale
(2016)
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The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
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The Lie Tree Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting, twisty mystery stars clever Victorian teen sleuth.
By Frances Hardinge
(2016)
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Outrun the Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Chinese-American girl fights bias in compelling 1906 tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2016)
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The Crown: The Selection, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy-romance installment ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
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Time Zero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Girls struggle against extremism in taut sci-fi thriller.
By Carolyn Cohagan
(2016)
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