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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Solid messages, but more scares, spookiness than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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Assassin's Creed Syndicate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody action epic paints authentic picture of old London.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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The Little Engine That Could Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Young train fans will enjoy this message-filled ride.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Dinosaur Train TV Poster Image
age 3+
Young dino's travels teach kids about science and diversity.
Network: PBS
(2009)
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The Polar Express Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-based treat is full of adventure and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Thunderbirds Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting kid space-action without being too scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A funny novel with a devastating emotional punch.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(1995)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Book Poster Image
age 12+
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
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Number the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of girl who smuggles Jews to safety in WWII.
By Lois Lowry
(1989)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Funny comedy about a holiday travel nightmare has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Thomas and the Magic Railroad Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Will please its many fans, but plot might confuse kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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