All Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Harrowing but uplifting story of orphan saved by dogs.
By Bobbie Pyron
(2014)
age 10+
 
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Captivating, moving tale with scares; best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(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)
age 10+
 
Sequel to boy-detective graphic novel brings more laughs.
By Stephan Pastis
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre action platformer tied to the animated show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
Intimate wildlife special is beautiful, smart, intense.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Online community encourages citizen science; watch privacy.
URL: http://www.projectnoah.org/
(2013)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Compelling adventure as two boys cope with loss, loneliness.
By Clare Vanderpool
(2013)
age 10+
 
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
age 10+
 
Moving docu shows depth of human-horse bond.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Uplifting dog tale features more menace than you'd expect.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)

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