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Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling history of an epic journey that changed America.
By Blair Imani
(2020)
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Rebel: Legend, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Misfit stirs up revolution in action-packed thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2019)
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Why We Hate TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong language, violent images in incisive docuseries.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
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Joyland - Kids Learning Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Lots of learning games; illogical mix of skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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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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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The Most Dangerous Year Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting documentary speaks up for trans kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Hidden Pictures Puzzle Play App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, digital version of the beloved find-it magazine game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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On Thin Ice Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring docu on athletes who have faced prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Knock Down the House Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding docu about underdog congressional hopefuls.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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White Rose Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense, inspiring story of students who defied the Nazis.
By Kip Wilson
(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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Time for Ilhan Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Docu follows Somali American's first political campaign.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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JAWS.io App Poster Image
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age 12+
Ad-heavy multiplayer take on classic shark movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Song of Parkland TV Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting mini-docu about students after a tragic shooting.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
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Kayak to Klemtu Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama with pro-environment message has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
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