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On the Come Up Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen challenges stereotypes with hip-hop in heartfelt tale.
By Angie Thomas
(2019)
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Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away; Young Readers Edition Book Poster Image
age 9+
Riveting bio is a great resource for teaching about slavery.
By Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Kathleen Van Cleve
(2019)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Docu about slain folk singer has violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 14+
Content-rich, overly repetitive feudal fighting action.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Monstrous Devices Book Poster Image
age 9+
Toy robots come to life in fun, creepy European adventure.
By Damien Love
(2018)
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ReMastered: Who Killed Jam Master Jay? Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Docu about the murder of influential DJ has strong language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Operation Finale Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Effective take on post-WWII story has violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Assassin's Creed Rebellion App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic action from popular series just misses the mark.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2018)
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The Devil's Thief: The Last Magician, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprises abound in time-traveling wizardly saga sequel.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2018)
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An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason Book Poster Image
age 14+
So-so historical fiction has romance and intrigue.
By Virginia Boecker
(2018)
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Merlí TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Spanish series about high school teacher full of teen drama.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Game Poster Image
age 14+
Occult WWII game has limited tactics, big difficulty spikes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Where Hands Touch Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Brutal violence, death, history in agonizing Holocaust tale.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hearts Beat Loud Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Coming-of-age dramedy finds family harmony amid upheaval.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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The Language of Spells Book Poster Image
age 9+
Viennese girl meets dragon in sweet, poignant fantasy.
By Garret Weyr
(2018)
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