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The History of Everything App Poster Image
age 8+
Basic timeline of select events; confusing presentation.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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At Eternity's Gate Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fine performance in challenging, arty Van Gogh biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
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The Front Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Thought-provoking, well-acted drama about politics, media.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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High Flying Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Savvy sports drama about basketball politics; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Who Was? Adventure App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun biography game drops knowledge on kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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They Shall Not Grow Old Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Astonishing, groundbreaking, graphic images of WWI.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Fate/Grand Order App Poster Image
age 13+
Complex Japanese role-playing game has steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Let the Children March Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful art amplifies inspiring civil rights protest tale.
By Monica Clark-Robinson
(2018)
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever gaming relic shambles, stumbles with tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring memoir teaches kids to dream big.
By Sonia Sotomayor
(2019)
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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Who Will Write Our History Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful Holocaust docu has disturbing images, stories.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Ghost Boys Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heavy look at long history of whites killing black kids.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2018)
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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality Book Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling, inspiring memoir of integrating Southern school.
By Jo Ann Allen Boyce, Debbie Levy
(2019)
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Bigger Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Overly sanitized biopic tackles bigotry; mild violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Onimusha: Warlords Game Poster Image
age 15+
Classic samurai action with blood, gore, clunky gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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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Ashes in the Snow Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
True-to-book WWII adaptation is violent, sad, emotional.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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