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Shadowshaper: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Art-filled urban fantasy has outstanding Afro-Latina hero.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2015)
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Prisma - Art Photo Editor with Free Picture Effects & Cool Image Filters for Instagram Pics and Selfies App Poster Image
age 13+
It's a snap to turn photos into impressive art and share.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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INKS. App Poster Image
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age 8+
Pinball plus pleasant watercolors and meditative music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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The Gallery Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging 1929 mystery for tween historical fiction fans.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2016)
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Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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I Know a Man...Ashley Bryan Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Earnest docu about inspiring African American artist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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You Know Me Well Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet story of gay teens who become fast friends.
By Nina LaCour, David Levithan
(2016)
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Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu: Princess Cupcake Jones, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful responsibility tale avoids princess stereotypes.
By Ylleya Fields
(2013)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Sing It! TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Reality competition parody has language, sexual content.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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The Nameless City Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens fight to save city in action-packed graphic novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2016)
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Sesame Studios TV Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful YouTube shorts have quality content for tots.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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Selp-Helf Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Funny YouTube advice satire has some edgy sexual references.
By Miranda Sings
(2015)
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Flora and the Peacocks Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gorgeous look at negotiating a three-way friendship.
By Molly Idle
(2016)
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The Bear and the Piano Book Poster Image
age 4+
Enchanting book about the love of music and the tug of home.
By David Litchfield
(2016)
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Counting Thyme Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Sensitive, engaging tale of girl with seriously ill brother.
By Melanie Conklin
(2016)
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Let's Play! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Artist charms with another engaging hands-on book.
By Hervé Tullet
(2016)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Little Big Shots TV Poster Image
age 5+
Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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