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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Skink -- No Surrender Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
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Beautiful Redemption: Beautiful Creatures, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Satisfying conclusion to popular Southern Gothic series
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2012)
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Dancing in Jaffa Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting docu promotes religious tolerance via dance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Young Elites, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut tale mixes medieval fantasy, mutant powers, great cast.
By Marie Lu
(2014)
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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive Book Poster Image
age 12+
YA version of POW bio is a poignant tale of perseverance.
By Laura Hillenbrand
(2014)
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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
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A Girl Like Her Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
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Finding Audrey Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
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The Princess Diaries Book Poster Image
age 12+
U.S. teen learns she's a Euro princess in fun series start.
By Meg Cabot
(2000)
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I Am Princess X Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Friendship tale, graphics blend well in absorbing mystery.
By Cherie Priest
(2015)
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Ink and Ashes Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
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Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic-novel memoir offers hope, call to action.
By Jessica Dee Humphreys, Michel Chikwanine
(2015)
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The Rose Society: The Young Elites, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
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NEED Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
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Passenger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
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Sophomores and Other Oxymorons Book Poster Image
age 12+
Funny, charming look at ups and downs of boy's second year.
By David Lubar
(2015)
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The Abyss Surrounds Us Book Poster Image
age 12+
Futuristic pirates and sea monsters offer high-seas thrills.
By Emily Skrutskie
(2016)
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