All Reviews

csm_movie
age 10+
 
Zany ballroom dance farce is a romantic treat.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 10+
 
Child beauty pageant series sends iffy messages.
Network: TLC
(2009)
age 10+
 
Big-screen remake of ballet is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
Music rhythm impresses visually; motions tricky to master.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Vibrant music, some infidelity in Funny Girl sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Dazzling musical romance is long but entertaining.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 10+
 
Dance game makes staying healthy feel like a party.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
 
Positive reality competition highlights Latino talent.
Network: Fox, Univision
(2012)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Tween musical competition with mean behavior, name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(2010)
age 10+
 
Funny mayhem at creative family's unusual summer camp.
By Stephanie S. Tolan
(2012)
csm_music
age 10+
 
Mix of pop covers and show originals is fun but too short.
By Various Artists
(2012)
csm_tv
age 10+
 
Reality craft competition is mild and uninspiring.
Network: TLC
(2012)
age 10+
 
Moving story of grieving American teen in African village.
By Shana Burg
(2012)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Delightful graphic novel follows teen girl's teeth troubles.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Active game more about dancing than exercise routines.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2012)
age 10+
 
Cheerleading show features lots of negative mama drama.
Network: TLC
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Energetic dance fitness game with mildly suggestive lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 10+
 
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
By Tim Federle
(2013)

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