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A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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London Calling Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Punk rebels fuse aggressive rock with Jamaican roots music.
By The Clash
(1979)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively, inspiring bio of America's first female doctor.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2013)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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Places in the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring, intense tale about hardship, bigotry, redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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This One Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
(2014)
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Monument 14: Savage Drift Book Poster Image
age 13+
Harrowing, gripping end to post-apocalyptic trilogy.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2014)
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Something Strange and Ever After: Something Strange and Deadly, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
By Susan Dennard
(2014)
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Firebird Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
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UnDivided: Unwind Dystology, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi saga about organ harvesters nails the ending.
By Neal Shusterman
(2014)
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There Will Be Lies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
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One Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful, emotional free-verse novel about conjoined twins.
By Sarah Crossan
(2015)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Lucky Strikes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Crazy schemes, sweetness in funny, poignant Depression tale.
By Louis Bayard
(2016)
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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Book Poster Image
age 5+
Two women stump for right to vote in fresh, upbeat story.
By Mara Rockliff
(2016)
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Freedom in Congo Square Book Poster Image
age 5+
Slaves' lives, jazz roots shown in stunning nonfiction book.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2016)
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The Smell of Other People's Houses Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant coming-of-age tale about four 1970 Alaskan teens.
By Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
(2016)
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