Book Reviews

Sofia Veldez and the Vanishing Vote: The Questioneers, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun civics lesson inspires kids to be involved and engaged.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Book Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful history of Black women fighting for the vote.
By Evette Dionne
(2020)
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Radium Girls Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring real-life labor drama has intense moments.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure Book Poster Image
age 10+
Brilliantly told and illustrated story of the epic moonshot.
By John Rocco
(2020)
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The Secrets We Keep Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Mature themes, sexual violence in tense post-WWII thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Legendborn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.
By Tracy Deonn
(2020)
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Becoming Muhammad Ali Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lyrical novel traces childhood, evolution of sports legend.
By Kwame Alexander, James Patterson
(2020)
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White Riot Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Docu about British bands' fight against racism has swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Martin Eden Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Historical romantic drama explores class structure in Italy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Courtroom drama has relevant political messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Classic strategy game gets historic makeover of its own.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Partisans 1941 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
WWII strategy game hampered by trial-and-error play.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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The Right Stuff TV Poster Image
age 13+
Space drama is serviceable but doesn't reach the stars.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Three Keys: Front Desk, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Immigrant kid continues to tackle racism in powerful sequel.
By Kelly Yang
(2020)
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Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Rockers reveal Jimmy Carter was cool in campaign docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Premeditated Myrtle: Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively Victorian mystery with girl detective and governess.
By Elizabeth C. Bunce
(2020)
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Fly Like a Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring documentary about pioneering women pilots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Democracy 4 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Cold, calculated simulation of the political machine.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring tales of women pursuing dreams in a new land.
By Elena Favilli
(2020)
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A Call to Spy Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspirational story of female WWII spies has war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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