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Diary of a Future President TV Poster Image
age 8+
Reflective look at go-getter's tween years is mild, sweet.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Power of a Princess: More Than a Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Loyal friends rule in slow tale of brave, strong princess.
By E.D. Baker
(2019)
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The Treacherous Seas:  A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tween heroes fight discrimination, monsters in fun sequel.
By Christopher Healy
(2019)
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The InBESTigators TV Poster Image
age 8+
Kid detectives solve mysteries in charming Aussie comedy.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Kid President: Are We There Yet? TV Poster Image
age 8+
YouTube star returns as a teen to spotlight changemakers.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2019)
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Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Accessible intro to Swedish teen climate activist's work.
By Valentina Camerini
(2019)
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Sugar Rush Christmas TV Poster Image
age 10+
Holiday-themed spin on fun competitive baking show.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alarming story of teen's strike for climate change action.
By Jeanette Winter
(2019)
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Ellie, Engineer: In the Spotlight Book Poster Image
age 8+
Ellie fixes stuff, tackles mystery in fun pageant tale.
By Jackson Pearce
(2019)
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Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Book Poster Image
age 10+
Legal details, advocacy overwhelm graphic-novel bio.
By Debbie Levy
(2019)
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The Aeronauts Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician Book Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, detailed Katherine Johnson bio for older kids.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome
(2019)
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Queen of the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave girl finds royal intrigue in detailed 1500s tale.
By Dylan Meconis
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Sparklite Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro adventure is a fresh mix of nostalgia and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Marvel's Hero Project TV Poster Image
age 10+
Marvel celebrates the young superheroes walking among us.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler with a great female protagonist, clever conundrums.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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