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Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautifully illustrated bio of abolition's greatest hero.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2017)
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I Am George Washington: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Cute, engaging bio applauds having the courage to be first.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Wild Kratts: Creatures of the Deep Sea TV Poster Image
age 7+
Beloved animal pros go underwater in fab animated special.
Network: PBS Kids
(2016)
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Pete's Dragon (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Wonderful remake of Disney classic has peril, sad moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Disney Magical World 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet life sim promotes friendship -- and the Disney brand.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Zorro: The Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 7+
Copious action, some mature themes in reimagined series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
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Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Compelling bio of African-American heart surgery innovator.
By Gwendolyn Hooks
(2016)
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Ruby Lu Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Spirited Ruby faces changing family, friends in fun series.
By Lenore Look
(2004)
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The Deep TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fantastic family-focused adventure explores the vast ocean.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Boy and the World Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Poignant hand-drawn story promotes family, environmentalism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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Kids BBQ Championship TV Poster Image
age 7+
Young grill masters impress in family-friendly reality show.
Network: Food Network
(2016)
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The Inspectors TV Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging postal drama (seriously!) has great messages.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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Xploration FabLab TV Poster Image
age 7+
STEM-based series spotlights people making the world better.
Network: Fox
(2016)
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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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Dragon Slayers' Academy Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Average stories about aspiring knights in medieval times.
By Kate McMullan
(2003)
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Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(2015)
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Daisy Chain App Poster Image
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age 7+
Strong role models transform bullies in lovely story.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Encyclopedia Brown Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Boy solves crimes that stump adults in fun, funny mysteries.
By Donald J. Sobol
(2007)
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Batkid Begins Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Tremendously heartwarming, positive docu for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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