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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Queen of Scots Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Great star performance in sometimes violent historic drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, deft, thought-provoking tale of the Jim Crow South.
By Brenda Woods
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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Overlord Movie Poster Image
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age 18+
WWII-set horror movie is ultra-gory but entertaining.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The History of Everything App Poster Image
age 8+
Basic timeline of select events; confusing presentation.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
age 11+
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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At Eternity's Gate Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fine performance in challenging, arty Van Gogh biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Among Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Docu follows Bosnian vets' efforts to heal village; cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Front Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Thought-provoking, well-acted drama about politics, media.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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High Flying Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Savvy sports drama about basketball politics; some cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Comprehensive docu on iconic soul singer; some cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Who Was? Adventure App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun biography game drops knowledge on kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Fate/Grand Order App Poster Image
age 13+
Complex Japanese role-playing game has steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever gaming relic shambles, stumbles with tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away; Young Readers Edition Book Poster Image
age 9+
Riveting bio is a great resource for teaching about slavery.
By Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Kathleen Van Cleve
(2019)
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