All Reviews

age 10+
Potentially great but flawed version of the card game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
csm_movie
age 10+
Predictable father-daughter tale has solid messages, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
age 10+
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
 
age 10+
Beautiful film about WWII has intense themes, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Tale of foster kid and dog marred by amateurish filmmaking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
age 10+
Mediocre movie punctuated by recurring marketing tie-ins.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
Veterinarian's work makes for decent family fare.
Network: CW
(2014)
age 10+
Moral dilemmas abound in thrilling, imaginative sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
csm_book
age 10+
Gripping, gory mouse adventure may be too dark for some.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2014)
age 10+
Alaska vet offers realistic view of treating sick animals.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
csm_book
age 10+
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
csm_movie
Pup
age 10+
Iffy humor, stereotypes abound in awful animated movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)

Pages