All Reviews

csm_book
age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
csm_book
age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 15+
Violent sci-fi action exterminates lots of alien bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
 
csm_movie
age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Doable at-home science joins fun games, videos for pre-K.
URL: http://www.peepandthebigwideworld.com/
(2015)
age 2+
LEARNING
Famous book inspires activities, encourages kids to nurture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
csm_book
age 3+
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
Irradiated monster brawler loses power in gameplay, visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 7+
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
csm_movie
age 4+
Cute bee adventure teaches about inclusion and cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_website
age 13+
LEARNING
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
csm_movie
age 7+
Bizarre animated tale about bullying is creepy, suspenseful.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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