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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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War Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sisters endure separation in suspenseful sci-fi war novel.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Where Are You From? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2019)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Scars Like Wings Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring story of a burned teen finding her new normal.
By Erin Stewart
(2019)
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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Carol's Second Act TV Poster Image
age 12+
Seasoned intern wins fans in heartwarming comedy.
Network: CBS
(2019)
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Juana & Lucas: Big Problems: Juan & Lucas, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colombian girl adapts to family changes in charming sequel.
By Juana Medina
(2019)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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Where's Waldo? (2019) TV Poster Image
age 5+
Reboot of iconic puzzler teaches culture, problem solving.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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Spin the Dawn: The Blood of Stars, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen unravels secrets of sewing in sharp, unusual fantasy.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2019)
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Molly of Denali TV Poster Image
age 5+
Alaska Native character's adventures celebrate heritage.
Network: PBS Kids
(2019)
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Teen Titans: Raven Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hero struggles with amnesia in clever origin story.
By Kami Garcia
(2019)
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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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On Thin Ice Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu on athletes who have faced prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Knock Down the House Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding docu about underdog congressional hopefuls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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There's Something About Sweetie Book Poster Image
age 12+
It's what's on the inside that matters in sweet romcom.
By Sandhya Menon
(2019)
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The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairy Tale: Once Upon a Con, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
"Prince and the Pauper" update is cute, fun, but falls flat.
By Ashley Poston
(2019)
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