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Zion TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Exceptional short docu tells teen's story of perseverance.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Amber Brown Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amber grows up in funny, touching early reader series.
By Paula Danziger
(2006)
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Bat and the Waiting Game Book Poster Image
age 7+
Story of boy on the spectrum explores feelings, challenges.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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Waste of Space: Moon Base Alpha, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Attempted murder, mechanical crisis spark satisfying finale.
By Stuart Gibbs
(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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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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Rebound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartfelt, soaring, fast-break story of loss and growth.
By Kwame Alexander
(2018)
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Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy RPG with mild violence, good role models, messages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2018)
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The Dangerous Book for Boys TV Poster Image
age 10+
Magic book reunites family in warmhearted adventure show.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Detective Pikachu Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fresh Pokémon perspective perfect for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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Genius Junior TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Intellectual whiz kids wow in family-friendly game show.
Network: NBC
(2018)
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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, fact-filled bio of the abolitionist icon.
By Tonya Bolden
(2018)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Long-awaited sequel sends Arnold on quest to find parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Behind the Movement TV Poster Image
age 10+
Insightful biopic tells story behind momentous bus boycott.
Network: TV One
(2018)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2017)
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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful memoir by basketball star and civil rights icon.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
(2017)
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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Vivid photos, clear text bring heroic protest to life.
By Larry Dane Brimner
(2018)
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The Caldera: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start builds to exciting with pirates and a volcano.
By John Flanagan
(2017)
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MythBusters (2017) TV Poster Image
age 10+
A slightly edgier (but still fun!) reboot has new hosts.
Network: SCIENCE
(2017)
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