All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
Death-defying rescue comes alive in intense drama.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
csm_book
age 12+
Moving, fast-paced novel-in-verse; great for teen boys.
By Marilyn Nelson
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
Terrific, heart-pounding, gravity-defying true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
age 12+
Gripping nonfiction account of Vietnam-era whistle-blowing.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2015)
age 12+
War drama has combat scenes, heavy-handed message.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
age 12+
Second fun, supernatural mystery has larger dose of fantasy.
By William Ritter
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
Absorbing tale of feisty, sweet teen will hook girls.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Engrossing images and audio reveal untold stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 12+
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_website
age 12+
News site gives European view on events.
URL: http://www.euronews.com
(2015)
age 12+
Historical strategy with new twist on medieval combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
Slow docuseries uncovers new clues to human evolution.
Network: PBS
(2015)
age 12+
Unbiased "biography" of gun loved by bootleggers, gangsters.
By Karen Blumenthal
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)

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