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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring advice from diverse authors and illustrators.
By Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson
(2018)
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Finding Langston Book Poster Image
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age 8+
In lovely, moving story, boy who lost mom discovers poetry.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2018)
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Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring stories of girls who made their mark on the world.
By Kate Schatz
(2018)
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Zoo Movie Poster Image
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Zoo
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based WWII drama has sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Parker Inheritance Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids investigate past racist incident in thrilling mystery.
By Varian Johnson
(2018)
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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun hands-on projects, inspiration for different thinkers.
By Temple Grandin
(2018)
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You Are Mighty:  A Guide to Changing the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, left-leaning how-to for kid activism.
By Caroline Paul
(2018)
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Kid Stew TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique sketch comedy series has roots in books, reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Comprehensive docu about iconic, controversial doll.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bill Nye: Science Guy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More mature, still kid-friendly Bill Nye inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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44 Pages Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Informative but dry docu on beloved children's magazine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution: A Handbook for Time Travelers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Jokey history offers Yelp-like reviews for time travelers.
By Jonathan W. Stokes
(2018)
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The Creature of the Pines: The Unicorn Rescue Society, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids save mythical creature in sweet, funny fantasy.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2018)
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Dead in Vinland Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great Viking tale of perseverance, survival; mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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The Greatest Showman Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Jackman and Zendaya entertain in musical Barnum biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wow, I Never Knew That! TV Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly show tells origin stories of everyday items.
Network: Kids Central
(2017)
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The Night Diary Book Poster Image
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age 10+
India-Pakistan religious conflict drives moving family tale.
By Veera Hiranandani
(2018)
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The Book of Boy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Boy seeks relics in fun, mystical Middle Ages fantasy.
By Catherine Gilbert Murdock
(2018)
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Betty Before X Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring, intimate story of activist's early years.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Renée Watson
(2018)
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