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Corduroy Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Sweet, heartwarming picture-book classic.
By Don Freeman
(1968)
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Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Bring It On Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart, sassy movie, but expect raunchy humor, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(1997)
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Parks and Recreation TV Poster Image
age 13+
Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.
Network: NBC
(2009)
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The Selection, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Trouble with the Curve Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly baseball drama raises father-daughter issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
By Jenny Han
(2014)
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Red Band Society TV Poster Image
age 13+
Likable teens tackle tough circumstances in moving dramedy.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Degrassi: Next Class TV Poster Image
age 13+
An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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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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Horizon Zero Dawn Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic, imaginative adventure with strong female lead.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Star Wars: Battlefront II Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic sci-fi shooter returns to a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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Crazy Rich Asians Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Messages, role models stand out in culture-clash romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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