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Avakin Life App Poster Image
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age 17+
Vast virtual world has chat with strangers, in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Love & Gelato Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen grapples with grief and first love in charming romance.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2016)
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The Prisoner of Cell 25: Michael Vey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful tale of superpowered teens has a spark of wit.
By Richard Paul Evans
(2011)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Symptoms of Being Human Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empathetic, empowering story of gender-fluid teen.
By Jeff Garvin
(2016)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter fans will love, but the romance is nothing new.
By Cassandra Clare
(2016)
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The Peanuts Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Gentle family-friendly comedy has sweet messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Fuller House TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Nostalgia bolsters family-centric sequel of '80s sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Pax Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Compelling, heartrending story of boy and fox in dystopia.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2016)
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Firewatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery set in wilderness is challenging, captivating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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The Magicians TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Darker, more adult magical quest for the Harry Potter set.
Network: Syfy
(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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Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking stories of kindness and friendship.
By R.J. Palacio
(2015)
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The Dragonet Prophecy: Wings of Fire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Buddy dragon story surprisingly dark and bloody.
By Tui T. Sutherland
(2012)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Siren Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
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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 Intern Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Comedy about work, marriage is winning despite clichés.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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