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We Are Okay Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Memorable story of friendship, loss, and family secrets.
By Nina LaCour
(2017)
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Gravity Rush 2 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong female lead returns in soaring action-adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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RWBY: Grimm Eclipse Game Poster Image
age 14+
Strong female role models in fun, short web series spin-off.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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My Sister Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting thriller about teen boy and psychopath kid sister.
By Justine Larbalestier
(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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Rift: Starfall Prophecy Game Poster Image
age 15+
Combat-driven sci-fi expansion appeals to vets, newcomers.
Platforms: Windows
(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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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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When the Moon Was Ours Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lush and lyrical story explores identity, love, and magic.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2016)
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What the Dead Want Book Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy ghost story connects history and horror.
By Norah Olson
(2016)
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The Beauty of Darkness: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Strong characters make this overlong finale satisfying.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2016)
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Tell Me Something Real Book Poster Image
age 14+
Taut, compelling drama about teen coping with mom's illness.
By Calla Devlin
(2016)
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This Is Us TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Adult-oriented dramedy puts a fresh spin on family ties.
Network: NBC
(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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The Underground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting, thought-provoking, brutal runaway slave story.
By Colson Whitehead
(2016)
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Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien-focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(2016)
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Cure for the Common Universe Book Poster Image
age 15+
Callous gamer wises up in smart rehab tale.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2016)
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The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Mediocre third installment still violent; strays from book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hawken Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots, but free-to-play fun doesn't last.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
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