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Parked Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Poverty, homelessness explored in hopeful tale of community.
By Danielle Svetcov
(2020)
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Going Down Home with Daddy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful book about a very special family reunion.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2020)
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Mindy Kim Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Warm series about Korean American girl's life in new town.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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Polly Pocket TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Toy-based show has smart girls, adventure.
Network: Universal Kids, Discovery Family Channel
(2018)
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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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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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What Miss Mitchell Saw Book Poster Image
age 6+
Superb art adds to inspiring bio of 1800s female astronomer.
By Hayley Barrett
(2019)
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Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively bios of remarkable Muslim women inspire, entertain.
By Saira Mir
(2019)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of woman who published first computer code.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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How to Code a Rollercoaster Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl and robot use coding ideas to navigate amusement park.
By Josh Funk
(2019)
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Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching tale explores perseverance, clean water access.
By Linda Sue Park
(2019)
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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi Book Poster Image
age 11+
Servant girl becomes mystical hero in fast-paced fantasy.
By F.C. Yee, Michael Dante DiMartino
(2019)
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Saint Judy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotionally powerful biopic about crusading attorney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Line Tender Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Story of loss explores life in and out of the ocean.
By Kate Allen
(2019)
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The Undefeated Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Poetic tribute to African American heroes and struggles.
By Kwame Alexander
(2019)
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Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Scientific thinking saves the day in funny, kind adventure.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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