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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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Black and Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Strong, ethical heroine elevates violent bad-cop actioner.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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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 Tenth Girl Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, eerie, violent horror story with surprising twist.
By Sara Faring
(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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Judy & Punch Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent tale with themes of addiction and domestic abuse.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Serpent & Dove Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wickedly fun witch fantasy has hot romance, magic, violence.
By Shelby Mahurin
(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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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Book Poster Image
age 15+
Timeless novel about first love and family solidarity.
By Brandy Colbert
(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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Kim Possible Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Live-action cartoon update tackles tricky teen emotions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Poppins Returns Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat rhymes tell amazing tale of scientist with autism.
By Julia Finley Mosca
(2017)
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Free Rein: Valentine's Day TV Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet holiday special emphasizes friendship over romance.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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