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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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Starsight: Skyward, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New alien allies up the ante in engrossing sci-fi series.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2019)
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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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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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Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Nonstop fierce cartoon action with humor in crossover movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Jet's Bot Builder: Robot Games App Poster Image
age 4+
Build robots and more in challenging space puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(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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Song of Parkland TV Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting mini-docu about students after a tragic shooting.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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Mail Order Monster Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama about tween's grief has bullying, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Robocar Poli TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Kind rescue vehicles teach kids about community safety.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Robot Whimsy App Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique story, great graphics; may miss target age.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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