Movie Reviews

The Latino List TV Poster Image
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Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
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Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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Ask the Passengers Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
By A.S. King
(2012)
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Jumper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
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The Out List TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant LGBTQ docu highlights respect, acceptance.
Network: HBO
(2013)
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Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story Book Poster Image
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Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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The Last Full Measure: Divided We Fall, Book 3 Book Poster Image
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A rousing finale for saga of a second U.S. Civil War.
By Trent Reedy
(2016)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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When the Moon Was Ours Book Poster Image
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Lush and lyrical story explores identity, love, and magic.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2016)
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Girl in Pieces Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen heals from loss and self-harm in gritty, gripping tale.
By Kathleen Glasgow
(2016)
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Holding Up the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful, inspiring romance full of surprises.
By Jennifer Niven
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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The Upside of Unrequited Book Poster Image
age 14+
A sweet and funny story about finally finding first love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2017)
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I Am Alfonso Jones Book Poster Image
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Powerful graphic novel explores police brutality.
By Tony Medina
(2017)
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Hooper Book Poster Image
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Poignant tale of Polish immigrant teen's struggle to fit in.
By Geoff Herbach
(2018)
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In Search of Us Book Poster Image
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Teen digs into mom's past in compelling coming-of-age tale.
By Ava Dellaira
(2018)
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Monday's Not Coming Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping thriller about a girl disappearing without a trace.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2018)
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The Brink of Darkness: The Edge of Everything, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Gripping, romantic, edgy fantasy sequel does not disappoint.
By Jeff Giles
(2018)
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Love from A to Z Book Poster Image
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North American Muslim teens find romance on Qatar trip.
By S.K. Ali
(2019)
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