All Reviews

age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 13+
 
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
age 14+
 
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has a great heroine but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 4+
 
Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
age 9+
 
Strong Prairie Evers sequel focuses on Ivy.
By Ellen Airgood
(2015)
age 8+
 
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
age 14+
 
Horror adventure with strong heroine but lackluster puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 7+
 
Tale of young baker jam-packed with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 13+
 
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
csm_tv
age 3+
 
Endearing remake of classic has a galaxy's worth of charm.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 9+
 
Heartfelt, hopeful meditation on grief and life.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2015)
age 4+
 
Animated spin-off touts problem-solving skills, plus music.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)

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