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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop Book Poster Image
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Documentary tackles complex issues of truth and safety.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
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This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lyrical story of a rope and one family's migration north.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2013)
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Inside the American Mob TV Poster Image
age 15+
Organized crime docuseries with bloody re-creations.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2013)
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Wiener Dog Nationals Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat, quirky dog movie focuses on doing the right thing.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
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The Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Hitchcock biopic reveals dark side of acclaimed director.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Bible Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Biblical reenactments are theatrical and very violent.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Vikings TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent, mature drama has amiable, legendary hero.
Network: History
(2013)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
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Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively talking-dog adventure fosters vocabulary, compassion.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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Tea Cakes for Tosh Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
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Nelson Mandela Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
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Game Change Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Palin docudrama is curious peek at political system.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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SEAL Team Six Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Controversial docudrama is both violent and political.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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Chilly Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Forgettable Christmas fare will amuse kids with potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Diviners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Swell start to a spooky but fabulous Prohibition-set series.
By Libba Bray
(2012)
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