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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington (Young Reader's Edition) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Brits try to assassinate Washington in gripping page-turner.
By Brad Meltzer, Josh Mensch
(2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, homelessness explored in hopeful tale of community.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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Glad You Asked TV Poster Image
age 11+
Investigative docu series is fun but light on substance.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2019)
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All-American Muslim Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating coming-of-age tale explores identity, racism.
By Nadine Jolie Courtney
(2019)
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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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Scars Like Wings Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring story of a burned teen finding her new normal.
By Erin Stewart
(2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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Lego Tower App Poster Image
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age 11+
Reach new heights in fun but highly repetitive sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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From Core to Sun Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu about runner's bid for world record.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Unearthed TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Science and archeology show informative but a little dry.
Network: SCIENCE
(2016)
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First to the Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Outer Wilds Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Learn from your mistakes in time-twisted sci-fi adventure.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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The Line Tender Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Story of loss explores life in and out of the ocean.
By Kate Allen
(2019)
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Everybody's Golf VR Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun-to-play golf scores hole in one with VR debut.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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