All Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
A must-read for middle-schoolers to discuss.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2003)
age 10+
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
age 10+
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
csm_book
age 10+
Mesmerizing and disturbing moral allegory.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1997)
age 10+
Heroes bring the funk by tapping in rhythm.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
csm_book
age 10+
Humorous and moving story has an edge.
By Louis Sachar
(2000)
csm_movie
age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
csm_game
age 10+
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
csm_music
age 10+
Some of the best music out there.
By The Beatles
(2000)
age 10+
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
csm_book
age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
csm_book
age 10+
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
age 10+
Nail-biting, violent fantasy has elements of mystery.
By Philip Pullman
(1998)
csm_game
age 10+
A fantastic music game for the entire family.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
age 10+
Harry Potter weaves magical spells for tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
csm_movie
age 10+
Still one of Hollywood's best sweeping epics.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_movie
age 10+
Brief violence and lots of tension in top-notch classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
age 10+
Frenetic shoot-'em-up space adventure; no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2007)
age 10+
Fantasy series' excellent conclusion ups the violence.
By Rick Riordan
(2009)

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