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Open Road Summer Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet tale of love and friendship on the road to stardom.
By Emery Lord
(2014)
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Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
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Chantress Alchemy: Chantress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel has less fantasy, less excitement, but more intrigue.
By Amy Butler Greenfield
(2014)
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Always Emily Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
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The Geography of You and Me Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sweet, smart romance is perfect vacation reading.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2014)
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Shattered: Slated, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
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Rebel Belle Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Witty repartee boosts Southern belle-turned-superhero tale.
By Rachel Hawkins
(2014)
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Sekret Book Poster Image
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Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
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The Gabby Douglas Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Strong positive messages in otherwise rote athlete biopic.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek Book Poster Image
age 12+
Middle schooler tries '50s popularity guide in fun memoir.
By Maya Van Wagenen
(2014)
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Gilded Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
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Tin Star, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Nuanced, exciting sci-fi tale of survival on space station.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2014)
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A Death-Struck Year Book Poster Image
age 12+
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
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Girl Rising Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful docu explains why all girls need an education.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Independent Study: The Testing, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi sequel spends too much time in familiar territory.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2014)
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The Unbound Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Romance, thrills as exciting fantasy series continues.
By Victoria Schwab
(2014)
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Hush Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant story of race, identity, and doing the right thing.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2002)
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Miss You Can Do It Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartwarming docu digs into a pageant for disabled girls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Inhuman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
By Kat Falls
(2013)
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Blythewood: The Blythewood Tales, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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