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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington (Young Reader's Edition) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Brits try to assassinate Washington in gripping page-turner.
By Brad Meltzer, Josh Mensch
(2020)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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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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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Ida B. Wells: Discovering History's Heroes Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring biography of courageous civil rights pioneer.
By Diane Bailey
(2019)
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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Funan Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Wrenching anime depicts little-told war story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
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Mighty Mike TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Valiant pug's attempts at love, critter control win fans.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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Human Heroes Curie on Matter App Poster Image
age 7+
Historical science game with solid info doesn't radiate fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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The Secret Life of Pets 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel reduces dark comedy, ups laughs, keeps rude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pup Academy TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Charming dog fantasy series with a few student stereotypes.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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Tolkien Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Cautious biopic about LOTR author has intense war scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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My Child Lebensborn App Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, immersive role-play about post-WWII discrimination.
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 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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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun quiz show tests adults' knowledge of elementary topics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Bushwhacked! TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Australian adventure show highlights cultures, cool animals.
Network: Kids Central, Kidstream
(2012)
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