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Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, graphic story of boy with facial differences.
By Magdalena Newman, Nathaniel Newman
(2020)
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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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Notorious Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Wacky tale of middle school, gang legend, and murdered dog.
By Gordon Korman
(2020)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Infinity Son: Infinity Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Diverse cast, complex characters shine in superhero fantasy.
By Adam Silvera
(2020)
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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring profiles of black Americans in history and today.
By The Staff of the Undefeated
(2019)
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Ida B. Wells: Discovering History's Heroes Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring biography of courageous civil rights pioneer.
By Diane Bailey
(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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Just Mercy Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Effective, intense drama about racism and justice; swearing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Cats Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-screen musical adaptation is both strange and magical.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Togo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
True Alaska tale mixes action and drama; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(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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Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite canine returns in exceptional series reboot.
Network: PBS Kids, Amazon Prime Video
(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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while True: learn() App Poster Image
age 13+
Creative AI introduction would benefit from in-game hints.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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StarDog and TurboCat Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat-feeling animated animal adventure has cartoon violence.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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To Be of Service Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Raw, honest documentary gets real about postwar trauma.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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