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Wishtree Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(2017)
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Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Game Poster Image
age 16+
Mature, emotional tale emphasizes story over puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Born in China Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Nature docu has gorgeous vistas, moments of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Greenhouse Academy TV Poster Image
age 11+
Mystery, suspense, and sibling strife in so-so tween drama.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
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Dino Dana TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Kid scientist can see real dinos in fun educational series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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Before the Flood Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Looking at climate change, Leonardo DiCaprio finds hope.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Moonlight Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Heartbreaking, mature, unforgettable coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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The Edge of Seventeen Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Excellent acting in poignant, mature coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Persona 5 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Mature, violent RPG shows lots of style, mild plot issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Nerve Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kindness rewarded in shallow but fun teen cyberthriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Thinning Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Some peril, sex in teen dystopian sci-fi tale.
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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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature sci-fi sequel raises big moral dilemmas.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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April and the Extraordinary World Movie Poster Image
age 9+
French steampunk tale for kids mixes science, adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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This Is Where It Ends Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing and heartbreaking story of a school shooting.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2016)
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