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The Pearl Thief Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queenie's origin tale in less dark Code Name Verity prequel.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2017)
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A United Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful but slightly flat drama about powerful love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! Game Poster Image
age 12+
Complex retro adventure relies heavily on nostalgia.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2017)
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Ryan Higa's How to Write Good Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTuber's engaging memoir has solid writing advice, too.
By Ryan Higa
(2017)
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Gladiator Heroes App Poster Image
age 12+
Faux free-to-play app emphasizes pay-to-win for success.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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The Great Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Action fantasy based on Chinese myths falls short.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2017)
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Wait for Me Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet World War II romance between Scot girl and German POW.
By Caroline Leech
(2017)
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Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable true story of boy sent to death camp at age 4.
By Michael Bornstein, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
(2017)
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The Valiant Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Female gladiator brings it in violent, exciting tale.
By Lesley Livingston
(2017)
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A Psalm for Lost Girls Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens seek truth, chase kidnapper in compelling saint tale.
By Katie Bayerl
(2017)
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The Bone Witch Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tale of dead-raising witch more coming-of-age than morbid.
By Rin Chupeco
(2017)
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Country Crush Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable tale has lots of country music, sad moments.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Loving Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving drama about interracial couple's historic fight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Double Dragon IV Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Dated sequel is ugly, annoying, full of mindless violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful true tale of mixed-race couple's fight for justice.
By Patricia Hruby Powell
(2017)
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Ace the Case Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tween detective story is surprisingly violent, dark in tone.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Midnight Star: The Young Elites, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Superior epic fantasy finale builds to exciting showdown.
By Marie Lu
(2016)
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In The Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Book Poster Image
age 12+
Incredible history of five slaves of the Founding Fathers.
By Kenneth C. Davis
(2016)
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Goldenhand: Old Kingdom, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting entry in magic series brings back fave characters.
By Garth Nix
(2016)
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