All Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
 
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Earnest, promotional docu about celebrity's humanitarianism.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
age 10+
 
Gifted kids infiltrate the enemy in action-focused fantasy.
By Peter Lerangis
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
age 10+
 
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
age 10+
 
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)
age 10+
 
Beautiful film about WWII has intense themes, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
age 10+
 
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
age 10+
 
Role-playing game suffers from uneven battle, puzzle pacing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African-American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)

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