Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

All Reviews

Blackout Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Beautiful book captures the magic after lights go out.
By John Rocco
(2011)
Continue reading
Nine Days Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Gripping search for missing dad, based on a true story.
By Fred Hiatt
(2013)
Continue reading
The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
Continue reading
Handbook for Dragon Slayers Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
Continue reading
The Apprentices: The Apothecary Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
Continue reading
Soar, Elinor! Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 7+
Exciting bio of '20s female pilot who found fame with stunt.
By Tami Lewis Brown
(2010)
Continue reading
Golden Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
Continue reading
The Jungle Book Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Mowgli and more in timeless, suspenseful tales.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1894)
Continue reading
The Witch's Curse Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brother and sister dodge more evil in funny, scary sequel.
By Keith McGowan
(2013)
Continue reading
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail Book Poster Image
age 8+
Swashbuckling adventure of mouse in Queen Victoria's court.
By Richard Peck
(2013)
Continue reading
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
Continue reading
The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
Continue reading
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unusual, compelling tale sends girl, readers on grand quest.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2011)
Continue reading
The Wells Bequest Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
Continue reading
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Book Poster Image
age 10+
September heads for underworld in stunning Fairyland sequel.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2012)
Continue reading
The Hypnotists: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fast-paced tale of a boy with hypnotic eyes and evil mentor.
By Gordon Korman
(2013)
Continue reading
Far Far Away Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
Continue reading
Ghost Hawk Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Gorgeous tale of friendship between colonist and Indian.
By Susan Cooper
(2013)
Continue reading
How to Catch a Bogle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling fantasy blends Dickensian charm, great suspense.
By Catherine Jinks
(2013)
Continue reading
Little Red Hot Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Folksy yarn gives classic fairy tale Southwest flare.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2013)
Continue reading

Pages