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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Book Poster Image
age 5+
Girl takes on city hall in fun, diverse tale of persistence.
By Andrea Beaty
(2019)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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What Can a Citizen Do? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Timely book on citizenship engages kids on their level.
By Dave Eggers
(2018)
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Blox 3D City Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Blocky builder is solid but has tricky controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Malala's Magic Pencil Book Poster Image
age 5+
Nobel winner tells what inspired activism in relatable tale.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2017)
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Trains Project Home Edition App Poster Image
age 7+
Confusion reigns in this would-be logic app for kids.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
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Human: Fall Flat Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Bumbling puzzler excels at inspiring laughs, frustration.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Tank Troopers Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Downloadable action challenges infused with light strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Book Poster Image
age 7+
Solid intro to singer, movie star, civil rights activist.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2017)
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Train Kit App Poster Image
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age 5+
Virtual trains take a spin through a 3D world you design.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Curious George Train Adventures - A STEM-based learning game for kids 4-6! App Poster Image
age 5+
Charming graphics, basic engineering, prominent purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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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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The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore Book Poster Image
age 7+
Lively tale of store that aided civil rights struggle.
By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
(2015)
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Windosill App Poster Image
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age 7+
Imaginative journey through surreal, richly drawn puzzles.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Reading Train Learn to Read Books, Songs & Games App Poster Image
age 5+
Gets kids reading with lots of features, fundamentals.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Hoopa City App Poster Image
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age 5+
Delightful discoveries abound with world-building open play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Tickety Toc: Card Maker Time! App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute app lets kids email postcards to friends and family.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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