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Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Game Poster Image
age 12+
Rhythm game explores its teen characters' insecurities.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, PlayStation Vita
(2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Mail Order Monster Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama about tween's grief has bullying, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever retelling of horror classic from female perspective.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Crown of Thunder: Beasts Made of Night, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New intrigue in action-packed, African-influenced fantasy.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2018)
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The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell TV Poster Image
age 12+
Creativity abounds on macabre, sometimes edgy cooking show.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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CinemAbility:  The Art of Inclusion Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Earnest Hollywood docu argues for disability inclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Astro Bot: Rescue Mission Game Poster Image
age 12+
Adorable platformer adventure raises the VR gaming bar.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Bluecrowne:  A Greenglass House Story Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging fantasy adventure trades ghosts for magic.
By Kate Milford
(2018)
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Magic the Gathering: Arena Game Poster Image
age 12+
Collectible card action appeals to beginners and vets alike.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Magic for Humans TV Poster Image
age 12+
Magic series mixes illusion with humor, has some language.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Distance Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Dizzying sci-fi racer filled with gravity-defying fun.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Linux, Mac, Oculus Rift, Windows
(2018)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide Book Poster Image
age 12+
A must-read history of racism and oppression in America.
By Carol Anderson, Tonya Bolden
(2018)
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Seafire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Swashbuckling all-girl crew fuels thrilling dystopian tale.
By Natalie C. Parker
(2018)
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Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game Game Poster Image
age 12+
Stingy, hard card game adaptation has high learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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I Am Still Alive Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen survives alone in the wilderness in gripping thriller.
By Kate Alice Marshall
(2018)
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Dictator: Rule the World App Poster Image
age 12+
Ads, offers stage a brutal coup on bad strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Outcast: Summoner Trilogy Prequel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed origin story for Fletcher's mentor Arcturus.
By Taran Matharu
(2018)
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Ready Player One Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense virtual reality adventure will dazzle '80s fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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