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The Poet X Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, haunting story of finding your voice and power.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2018)
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Rise TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Tender, lovely series is "Friday Night Lights" onstage.
Network: NBC
(2018)
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The Word Collector Book Poster Image
age 4+
Word-loving boy shares his passion in this delightful gem.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2018)
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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring tales of great women who followed their dreams.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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Dance Academy: The Comeback Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating, graceful story of young dancers on the verge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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American Panda Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Hilarious story of MIT freshman juggling culture, freedom.
By Gloria Chao
(2018)
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Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, artful bio celebrates singer, music, kindness.
By Laura Veirs
(2018)
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Winterhouse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Perfectly set bookish mystery with some spooky stuff.
By Ben Guterson
(2018)
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Be-be-bears: Painting for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
Graphics make fun, short-lived animations; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Speak: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-hitting tale of sexual assault and its aftermath.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2018)
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Love, Life, and the List Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet contemporary romance about finding yourself.
By Kasie West
(2017)
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Truly Devious: A Mystery Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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Step Sisters Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Dance rivalry tale has racial themes, drinking, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Loving Vincent Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Gorgeous, hand-painted images + pulpy murder story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Starfish Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Biracial teen learns to love herself in heartbreaking novel.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2017)
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Polina Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Affecting, intense dance drama has beautiful choreography.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cheez - Short Funny Videos App Poster Image
age 16+
Simple video maker entertains and has iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Spotlite - Sing Freely App Poster Image
age 15+
Slick video maker makes teens karaoke stars for real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational bios of trailblazing African American women.
By Vashti Harrison
(2017)
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