Movie Reviews

Three Keys: Front Desk, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Immigrant kid continues to tackle racism in powerful sequel.
By Kelly Yang
(2020)
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Saucy Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Characters sparkle with humor in tale about animal rights.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2020)
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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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Efrén Divided Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy deals with mom's deportation in harsh but hopeful tale.
By Ernesto Cisneros
(2020)
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Speak Up Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Uplifting message of individual empowerment and joy.
By Miranda Paul
(2020)
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We Are the Radical Monarchs Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about girls' social justice troop inspires all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Rick Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sixth-grader faces bullying bestie in sweet, queer story.
By Alex Gino
(2020)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clear, emotional story of landmark marriage equality case.
By Selina Alko
(2015)
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The World Needs More Purple People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.
By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart
(2020)
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Becoming Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Enlightening journey with Michelle Obama on her book tour.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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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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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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Harriet Tubman’s Road to Freedom App Poster Image
age 4+
Simple eBook gives a glimpse of Harriet's heroism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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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Raise Your Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring story of tween getting girls to speak up.
By Alice Paul Tapper
(2019)
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Say Something Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring book spurs kids to speak up, stand up.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2019)
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