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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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The Electric Company (1970s) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Sesame Street/Laugh-In hybrid taught Gen X to read.
Network: PBS
(1971)
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Todo Math App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great daily practice for a range of abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
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Big Bird's Words...A Sesame Street App App Poster Image
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age 5+
Impressive use of technology great for young readers.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Book Poster Image
age 11+
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
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Malala's Magic Pencil Book Poster Image
age 5+
Nobel winner tells what inspired activism in relatable tale.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2017)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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WordGirl TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Brainy heroine uses vocab to outwit bad guys.
Network: PBS Kids
(2007)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A treasured speech seen in a vibrant new light.
By Martin Luther King
(1997)
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The Electric Company TV Poster Image
age 5+
Excellent update of '70s classic makes English lessons fun.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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Playful Minds: Math (5-8 years old) App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great practice with fun rewards, progress tracking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Roly Poly 2: Treasure Hunt Game Poster Image
age 5+
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Madagascar 3 Game Poster Image
age 5+
Join the circus and learn with familiar animal friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
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Motion Math: Hungry Guppy App Poster Image
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age 5+
Math game's picky-eater fish teaches addition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
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The Harry Potter Alliance Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fans can fight real-world evil with social-activism site.
URL: https://www.thehpalliance.org
(2013)
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Gappy Learns Reading - Teach Kids Spelling and Reading With Letters & Sounds - Educational Sight Word Games for Kindergarten App Poster Image
age 5+
Simple, cute spelling app is fun but can get tedious.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Hello Kitty: Sweet Little Shops Game Poster Image
age 5+
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Bugs and Buttons 2 App Poster Image
age 5+
On-target intro to critical thinking, math, and prereading.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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