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Who Was Alexander Hamilton? Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, easy-to-read bio expands on Broadway hit.
By Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
(2017)
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Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids battle fake-news-posting villains in exciting episode.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2017)
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EngiNerds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rogue robots, realistic friendships in smart series launch.
By Jarrett Lerner
(2017)
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AlphaGo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thought-provoking docu on relationship of AI to humans.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Her Right Foot Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring, fresh take on the welcoming Statue of Liberty.
By Dave Eggers
(2017)
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The Assassin's Curse: Blackthorn Key, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen heroes spy on court of Louis XIV in gripping volume.
By Kevin Sands
(2017)
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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Emotional, crowd-pleasing sequel to popular documentary.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Man in Red Bandana Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Imperfect 9/11 documentary tells a truly inspiring story.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Booeys: A Ghost's Code App Poster Image
age 10+
Eerie, cool coding puzzler pushes too hard for contact info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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Mind-Blowing Breakthroughs TV Poster Image
age 8+
Lively, historical science stories are fun and educational.
Network: Starz, Online
(2014)
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Food Evolution Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Intriguing, complex, science-centric docu on GMOs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Women Who Dared: 52 Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively, bite-size bios of fearless females.
By Linda Skeers
(2017)
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The Open Road with Dr. Chris TV Poster Image
age 8+
Aussie vet charms, explores world in family-friendly series.
Network: CBS
(2016)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
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Girls Who Code:  Learn to Code and Change the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, engaging how-to empowers girls to love coding.
By Reshma Saujani
(2017)
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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Warmhearted docu of monkey's creators; some wartime footage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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GLOBE Observer App Poster Image
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age 10+
Collect data as a citizen scientist; location required.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Fight for Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful docu about space program urges return to cosmos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting documentary about NASA pioneers in '60s and '70s.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Zora and Me Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tense murder mystery stars a young Zora Neale Hurston.
By Victoria Bond, T. R. Simon
(2010)
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