Movie Reviews

American Immigration: Our History, Our Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tales of inspiring people, awful racism in nuanced history.
By Kathleen Krull
(2020)
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She Is the Ocean Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl-power docu offers soothing assurance and eco plea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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STOMP Out Bullying Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Low-tech but informative site offers tips and chat help.
URL: https://www.stompoutbullying.org
(2020)
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Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring history of the suffrage movement's women of color.
By Veronica Chambers, The Staff of the New York Times
(2020)
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Score A Friend Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Program synopses serve as an invitation to get involved.
URL: https://www.scoreafriend.org
(2020)
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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively story of bold leaders in U.S. suffrage movement.
By Susan Campbell Bartoletti
(2020)
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Trigger Warning with Killer Mike TV Poster Image
age 17+
Provocative social justice docu has nudity, pot, profanity.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special TV Poster Image
age 8+
Star-studded special is a great conversation starter.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2020)
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Da 5 Bloods Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense tale of war, racial politics; violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kid learns the dangers of white privilege in powerful story.
By Anastasia Higginbotham
(2018)
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2040 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Hopeful docu about ways to help save the environment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Black Brother, Black Brother Book Poster Image
age 8+
Boy challenges school bully in exciting sports story.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2020)
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Beyond Blue Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Lovely undersea adventure with strong conservation message.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Windows
(2020)
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If We Were Giants Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heart, thrills, tragedy, triumph in exciting eco-adventure.
By Dave Matthews, Clete Barrett Smith
(2020)
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Love Your Body Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Uplifting book for tweens celebrates all kinds of bodies.
By Jessica Sanders
(2020)
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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Docu about kids living MLK's legacy gives all the feels.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Here in the Real World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, relatable tale of tweens gardening in the ruins.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2020)
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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
(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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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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