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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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edjing Mix - dj app App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid digital DJ playground lacks help, pushes subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Words on Fire Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Tale of late-1800s Lithuania has big ideas but lacks punch.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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America's Most Musical Family TV Poster Image
age 8+
Family singing competition is positive and energetic.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Dear Sweet Pea Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful tale tackles middle-grade, divorce, body image.
By Julie Murphy
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Project Middle School: Hope: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Relatable tale of girl finding her voice at new school.
By Alyssa Milano, Debbie Rigaud
(2019)
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Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring, relatable look at young lives of adult activists.
By Robin Stevenson
(2019)
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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has themes of perseverance, gratitude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Casagrandes TV Poster Image
age 7+
Charming Loud House spin-off about Mexican American family.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Fast Forward Girls TV Poster Image
age 7+
Upbeat STEM series highlights mentorship for girls.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Silver Meadows Summer Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poignant story of Puerto Rican girl adapting to life in U.S.
By Emma Otheguy
(2019)
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Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring look at the young lives of famous scientists.
By David Stabler
(2018)
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Note Quest: Learn Music Fast App Poster Image
age 8+
Speedy sight-reading drills work best with teacher support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Not If I Can Help It Book Poster Image
age 8+
Genuine kid voice wavers in tale of divorce and disability.
By Carolyn Mackler
(2019)
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Stargazing Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet friendship-themed graphic novel has a medical scare.
By Jen Wang
(2019)
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Human Heroes Curie on Matter App Poster Image
age 7+
Historical science game with solid info doesn't radiate fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kid geniuses use science to solve big issues in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
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