All Reviews

Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 4+
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Cure for the Common Universe Book Poster Image
age 15+
Callous gamer wises up in smart rehab tale.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2016)
The Thing About Leftovers Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tween finds her footing in bittersweet post-divorce tale.
By C.C. Payne
(2016)
Elena of Avalor TV Poster Image
age 5+
Spunky Latina-inspired princess is an excellent role model.
Network: Disney Junior
(2016)
Song of the Deep Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Underwater tale with heart, depth slightly sunk by controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Towers Falling Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Moving, sometimes harrowing story of learning about 9/11.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2016)
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain Book Poster Image
age 13+
Chilling story of a boy coming of age in Hitler's house.
By John Boyne
(2016)
The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Mediocre third installment still violent; strays from book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Deep TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 7+
Fantastic family-focused adventure explores the vast ocean.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
All in with Cam Newton TV Poster Image
age 6+
NFL great cheers on kids' efforts to achieve their goals.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
The Gallery Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Engaging 1929 mystery for tween historical fiction fans.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2016)
The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
Chesapeake Shores TV Poster Image
age 10+
Book-based drama series offers feel-good content.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2016)
 
The BFG Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 7+
Sweet Dahl book adaptation has big heart, big scares.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Terrific Trucks TV Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful series follows adventures of real dirt movers.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
Return Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Wondrous finale to fantastical wordless trilogy.
By Aaron Becker
(2016)
The League and the Lantern Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fact-paced thriller adds conspiracy to Abe Lincoln lore.
By Brian Wells
(2016)
Girl in the Blue Coat Book Poster Image
age 13+
Extraordinary tale of Dutch teens resisting the Nazis.
By Monica Hesse
(2016)
Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thought-provoking story of four kids affected by 9/11.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2016)
The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet story of geek boy desperately trying to get the girl.
By Sarvenaz Tash
(2016)

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