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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring true story of lifesaving hero and WWII refugees.
By Peter Sis
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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Stella Díaz Dreams Big: Stella Díaz, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind story teaches social skills, scheduling, some Spanish.
By Angela Dominguez
(2021)
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On Pointe TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Inspiring docuseries follows kids with ballet pro dreams.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Chronos: Before the Ashes Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun fantasy game has lots of combat, some bloody scenes.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Spark Reading for Kids App Poster Image
age 6+
Short texts, quizzes scratch the surface on range of topics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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I Am Benjamin Franklin: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, lively, info-packed intro to Founding Father.
By Brad Meltzer
(2020)
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Sofia Veldez and the Vanishing Vote: The Questioneers, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun civics lesson inspires kids to be involved and engaged.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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How to Fix a Primary Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Timely docu on an upstart election; some language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Playbook: A Coach’s Rules For Life TV Poster Image
age 15+
Insightful docu offers great life lesson, some cursing.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Tiny World TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Amazing nature docu series will delight whole family.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 6+
Compelling behind-the-scenes docu features animals galore.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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United Shades of America TV Poster Image
age 15+
Documentary series spotlights marginalized communities.
Network: CNN
(2016)
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Game Poster Image
age 15+
Action tale rerelease has bloody violence, player choice.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Black Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Insightful, earnest docu about racism's toll on Black boys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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Animal Crackers Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fantastical tale has wacky characters, music, cartoon peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion: The Questioneers, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Curious kids solve ghostly mystery in smart, funny tale.
By Andrea Beaty
(2020)
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The Wishmas Tree Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated eco-fable has sweet siblings, icky bits, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving poems, dazzling art show the beauty of black boys.
By Tony Medina
(2020)
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