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Denial Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling film about truth deals with intense subject.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun look at immigration celebrates bringing items from home.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2016)
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Free State of Jones Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Civil War drama is eye-opening, brutal, overlong.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Document inspires vivid, moving portraits of slaves' lives.
By Ashley Bryan
(2016)
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Mr. Church Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Cliched drama has sad moments, drinking, stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Snowden Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Oliver Stone biopic brings emotion to controversial story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, illustrated bios encourage girls to pursue STEM.
By Rachel Ignotofsky
(2016)
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March: Book Three Book Poster Image
age 12+
Uplifting finale to terrific series reveals tragic violence.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2016)
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Stalking Jack the Ripper Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen cuts up bodies, seeks truth in Victorian creepfest.
By Kerri Maniscalco
(2016)
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Genius Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Satisfying portrayal of literary legends has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Mark of the Plague: Blackthorn Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens fight plague, pursue murderers in thrilling sequel.
By Kevin Sands
(2016)
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Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life And Times of Pete Seeger Book Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting biography of beloved folk singer, activist.
By Anita Silvey
(2016)
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Serafina and the Twisted Staff:  Serafina Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery sequel keeps up thrills and chills.
By Robert Beatty
(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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The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story, but WWI-era math biopic needs more zest.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Reigns App Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple but funny text-based strategy has implied violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Ben-Hur Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
New take on classic tale has intense action, few surprises.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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A Tale of Love and Darkness Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Portman's biopic of Israeli writer is earnest, ethereal.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes antiwar message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
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Anthropoid Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Depressing, dull, violent take on a true WWII story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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