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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Mulan (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Where Dreams Descend: Kingdom of Cards, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic tale of female magician in dangerous competition.
By Janella Angeles
(2020)
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A Thousand Cuts Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking docu about freedom of the press.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Black America Since MLK: And I Still I Rise TV Poster Image
age 14+
Superb, essential docu illuminates Black American history.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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Burn Our Bodies Down Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen uncovers fiery family secrets in page-turning thriller.
By Rory Power
(2020)
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Slay the Dragon Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Gerrymandering documentary is vital viewing for voters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work Book Poster Image
age 11+
Empowering activist guide to defying and disrupting racism.
By Tiffany Jewell
(2020)
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Girl, Unframed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen faces danger and sexual awakening in uneven thriller.
By Deb Caletti
(2020)
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A Song Below Water Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional fantasy about two girls who seize their power.
By Bethany C. Morrow
(2020)
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Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen hero protects refugees in timely graphic novel.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2020)
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Don't Ask Me Where I'm From Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of smart Latina breaking down walls.
By Jennifer De Leon
(2020)
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming story mixes art history and teen romance in Paris.
By Samira Ahmed
(2020)
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Time of Our Lives Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to balance duty and dreams in road-trip romance.
By Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
(2020)
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Tigers, Not Daughters Book Poster Image
age 14+
Grieving sisters find strength in enchanting, ghostly drama.
By Samantha Mabry
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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This Boy Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant, funny look at being a straight, suburban teen boy.
By Lauren Myracle
(2020)
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Be Not Far from Me Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing survival tale of teen lost in the mountains.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2020)
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Home Before Dark TV Poster Image
age 11+
Kid lead is fabulous in intense mystery for tweens and up.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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The Phantom Twin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Twin teens face sideshow life in haunting graphic novel.
By Lisa Brown
(2020)
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