All Reviews

csm_movie
age 10+
 
Death and drinking in otherwise superb Hollywood classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 10+
 
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Fantastic action platformer; cartoony but heavy on fighting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Arrange shapes to finish puzzles in challenging but fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 10+
 
Boy risks all to find his dog after Hurricane Katrina.
By Brenda Woods
(2011)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Life and 9/11 through lens of 11-year-old Afghan immigrant.
By N. H. Senzai
(2011)
age 10+
 
Ethereal, serious animated films with environmental themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Teens chase magical dreams in inspiring documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 10+
 
Excellent racing sim that's easy to play but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 10+
 
Holmes in top form vs. spectral hound on the moor.
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(2011)
age 10+
 
Adventure's puzzles will challenge, scenery will enchant.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Perhaps the most realistic racer in the app store.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Superb stories by top authors spring from surreal images.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Master the controls, and you'll love trying out trick moves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 10+
 
Lonely boy fights evil to save town in exciting page turner.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Gorgeous textbook of 44 major events has universal appeal.
Devices: iPad
(2012)

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