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Funan Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wrenching anime depicts little-told war story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Días y días / Days and Days Book Poster Image
age 3+
Engaging art and spare text teach about seasons.
By Ginger Foglesong Guy
(2019)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(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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Kit And Pup TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Fun science-themed preschool series teaches opposites.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2017)
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Tolkien Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cautious biopic about LOTR author has intense war scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Señorita Mariposa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Beautiful bilingual rhyming book about a monarch's journey.
By Ben Gundersheimer
(2019)
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Pepi Tree Lite App Poster Image
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age 3+
Tree-dwelling mini-games are cute but not top notch.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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My Child Lebensborn App Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, immersive role-play about post-WWII discrimination.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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They Called Us Enemy Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful graphic memoir of actor's internment as a child.
By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott
(2019)
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Andy's Baby Animals TV Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle baby animal docu-series for preschoolers is cute.
Network: Xfinity
(2016)
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Andy’s Safari Adventures TV Poster Image
age 3+
Fun animal adventures are great for young kids.
Network: Xfinity
(2018)
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Andy’s Wild Adventures TV Poster Image
age 3+
Fun preschool animal series travels across the world.
Network: Xfinity
(2012)
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The Best of Enemies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-intentioned but one-sided race drama has iffy messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Unearthed TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Science and archeology show informative but a little dry.
Network: SCIENCE
(2016)
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First to the Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Informative docu on Apollo 8 is too slow for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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