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

Book Reviews

A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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
Shattered: Slated, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
Continue reading
Blind Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
Continue reading
Untwine Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
Continue reading
Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable true story of boy sent to death camp at age 4.
By Michael Bornstein, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
(2017)
Continue reading
What to Say Next Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Irresistible story of teens finding unexpected connection.
By Julie Buxbaum
(2017)
Continue reading
#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story of how Parkland shooting inspired activism.
By David Hogg, Lauren Hogg
(2018)
Continue reading
Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
Continue reading
Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring profiles of women who started their own companies.
By Diana Kapp
(2019)
Continue reading