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1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
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Indian No More Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Moving story of Umpqua family relocated to LA in '50s.
By Charlene Willing McManis, Traci Sorell
(2019)
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Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Revealing fast-food docu has some language, animal violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Sunnyside TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Ambitious immigration comedy has charm, diverse cast.
Network: NBC
(2019)
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The World Ends in April Book Poster Image
age 9+
Madcap tween drama focuses on impending doomsday.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2019)
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Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful coming-of-age tale promotes friendship, activism.
By Celia C. Pérez
(2019)
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Born Just Right Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Upbeat book tells what it's like being born without a limb.
By Jordan Reeves, Jen Lee Reeves
(2019)
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ECOsystem Inc : Save The Planet App Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental sim polluted by ads, lack of guidance.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Tigerland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Insightful but intense documentary about tiger conservation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dolores Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Activist combats racism, sexism, and powerful enemies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You! Book Poster Image
age 9+
Upbeat guide to activism by inspiring teen phenom.
By Marley Dias
(2018)
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Martin Rising: Requiem for a King Book Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful poems examine the final months of MLK's life.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2018)
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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
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ReThink - Stop Cyberbullying App Poster Image
age 11+
Prevention-focused add-on stops cyberbullying at its source.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Stella by Starlight Book Poster Image
age 9+
Compelling, nuanced tale of loving family under segregation.
By Sharon M. Draper
(2015)
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The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Book Poster Image
age 11+
Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2014)
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Inequality for All Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Engaging economics docu encourages equality, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Harry Potter Alliance Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fans can fight real-world evil with social-activism site.
URL: https://www.thehpalliance.org
(2013)
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Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Book Poster Image
age 9+
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
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