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Just Like Jackie Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Emotional tale of girl's struggle with her family history.
By Lindsey Stoddard
(2018)
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Charlie & Frog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, educational mystery introduces kids to sign language.
By Karen Kane
(2018)
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Middle School: From Hero to Zero: Middle School Series, Book 10 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lots of heart in funny tale of Rafe's class trip to London.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2018)
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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
age 4+
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
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Positively Izzy: Emmie & Friends, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teen girls connect in emotional graphic novel.
By Terri Libenson
(2018)
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The Lifters Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky fable promotes family, community, teamwork.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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Bill Nye: Science Guy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More mature, still kid-friendly Bill Nye inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Potions & Parameters: Secret Coders, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hint of romance in funny, high-energy graphic novel.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2018)
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You Go First Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sweet, hopeful tale of friendship, family, and perseverance.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(2018)
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Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: Pandava, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
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Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
First stirrings of girl's same-sex crush gently handled.
By Ashley Herring Blake
(2018)
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Calcbot 2 App Poster Image
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age 11+
Calculator and measurement converter; consider pro version.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Grammarly Keyboard App Poster Image
age 13+
Editing tool helps find spelling and grammar errors.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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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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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Riveting, poignant drama explores kindness, friendship.
By Leslie Connor
(2018)
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
age 4+
Picture book intro to important, inspirational story.
By Margot Lee Shetterly, Winifred Conkling
(2018)
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Supergifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Laughs mix with life lessons in strong middle school sequel.
By Gordon Korman
(2018)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2017)
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