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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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1917 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unique WWI epic has brutal war violence, smoking.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Catherine The Great TV Poster Image
age 16+
Flat biopic has violence, innuendo, nudity.
Network: HBO
(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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A Farewell to Arms Book Poster Image
age 16+
Classic war novel still speaks to today's readers.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1929)
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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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The Laundromat Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Soderbergh's mature tax-avoidance tutorial is eye-opening.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Always in Season Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lynching docu is chilling but effective; horrifying images.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Out of Omaha Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent coming-of-age docu; cursing, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Charlie Says Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Flawed, feminist take on the Manson story has violence, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Red Sea Diving Resort Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Great true story becomes uninspired film; violence, language
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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The Aftermath Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lingerie and tears shed in morally complex historical drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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