All Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
 
Plucky orphans struggle in the rugged West in harsh tale.
By Karen Cushman
(2003)
csm_tv
age 10+
 
Puppet teens serve up fast food and crass humor.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Too much Hilary, too little good pop.
By Hilary Duff
(2005)
age 10+
 
Flirty double meaning makes this song too sexy for tweens.
By The Stunners
(2009)
age 10+
 
Country belter takes womanizer to task but keeps it clean.
By Carrie Underwood
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun, but it isn't just the puck that gets hit.
Platforms: Xbox
(2004)
csm_game
age 10+
 
A superior racing simulator for the Xbox.
Platforms: Xbox
(2005)
age 10+
 
Easy-to-play fighting game is hard to master.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2001)
age 10+
 
Pirate adventure is fun and family-friendly.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Xbox
(2005)
age 10+
 
A great adventure for families to explore.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
age 10+
 
Violent and boring -- not much to roar about.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2006)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun but shallow sports game -- tweens and up.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
age 10+
 
Movie tie-in game with more violence than magic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 10+
 
An extreme off-road bike racing game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 10+
 
Game falls short of both the film and the book.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)
age 10+
 
Clever rhythm game with some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Merry pranksters or gruesome Goths? Your call.
URL: http://www.edgarandellen.com/
(2006)
csm_game
age 10+
 
More modes make virtual hockey sim more fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2007)
age 10+
 
Frenetic shoot-'em-up space adventure; no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2007)
age 10+
 
Scaled-down PS3 race with gorgeous graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2008)

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