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The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Millennial-targeted docu is sweet but lacks punch.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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I Am Greta Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Intimate portrayal of global activist has valuable lessons.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Charlie's Christmas Wish Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Uneven faith-based movie about the plight of homeless vets.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsberg Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, inspiring bio of famed U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
By Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik
(2017)
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Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Book Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful history of Black women fighting for the vote.
By Evette Dionne
(2020)
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Black Girl, White School: Thriving, Surviving, and "No, You Can't Touch My Hair" Book Poster Image
age 10+
Remarkable anthology brims with solidarity for Black girls.
By Olivia V. G. Clarke
(2020)
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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brilliantly told and illustrated story of the epic moonshot.
By John Rocco
(2020)
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Premeditated Myrtle: Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively Victorian mystery with girl detective and governess.
By Elizabeth C. Bunce
(2020)
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Dolly Parton: Here I Am Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring celebrity docu has some mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Ikenfell Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Indie tactical tale has a diverse cast of strong characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit Book Poster Image
age 10+
Practical advice for kids to be humans with integrity.
By John Beede
(2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, clichéd story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Windbound Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific survival adventure has strong, smart female hero.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.
By Laura Ruby
(2020)
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River City Drumbeat Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Uplifting, heartfelt docu about life-changing drum corps.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 10+
Modern, nuanced sex-ed guide fantastic for tweens, teens.
By Heather Corinna, Isabella Rotman
(2019)
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Roki Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Wonderfully visual and imaginative tale based on folklore.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Gold Rush Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Great characters, perilous adventures in historical tale.
By Avi
(2020)
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Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Game Poster Image
age 10+
Farm sim is a bumper crop of repetition and frustration.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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