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Misbehaviour Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Uplifting tale of women fighting for gender equality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lady Gaga's solid collection spotlights acts of compassion.
By Born This Way Foundation Reporters, Lady Gaga
(2020)
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Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Fun-packed fairy tale parody challenges stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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Izzy's Koala World TV Poster Image
age 3+
Real life 11-year-old koala rescuer brings the warm fuzzies.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Gather Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Docu on food sovereignty has positive messages, role models.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lively nod to Willy Wonka rewards teamwork, empathy.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2020)
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Igniting Darkness:  Courting Darkness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fiction series end bogs down in palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2020)
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Surge Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring docu urges women to run for office; some language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Won't You Sing Along With Me? TV Poster Image
age 3+
Reassuring special is the perfect little-kid Covid primer.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Mulan (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Switched Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Positive messages, cliched story in faith-based teen movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Shadow of Kyoshi: The Kyoshi Novels, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mystical hero propels intense Asian martial arts fantasy.
By F.C. Yee
(2020)
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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess: The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Teen girl detective is a fun twist on famous family name.
By Nancy Springer
(2007)
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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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The Lost Tribes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens must win video game to save parents in clever sci-fi.
By C. Taylor-Butler
(2019)
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Octopus Stew Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Octopus adventure celebrates imagination, Latinx culture.
By Eric Velásquez
(2019)
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