All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
 
Action, crass/raunchy humor in alien-attack sci-fi comedy.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Strong (but long) sequel about book characters come to life.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2015)
age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Heartfelt look at mother-son bonding through love of music.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 12+
 
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Searing memoir of growing up in troubled family offers hope.
By Mariel Hemingway, Ben Greenman
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
age 12+
 
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
age 12+
 
New setting, twists add intrigue to violent superhero saga.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2015)
age 12+
 
Dark, animated anti-fascist allegory with lots of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2015)
age 12+
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
By Ally Carter
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Strong heroine, creative premise, but a floundering fantasy.
By Ally Condie
(2014)
age 12+
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
age 12+
 
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
By Ben Tripp
(2014)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Taut tale mixes medieval fantasy, mutant powers, great cast.
By Marie Lu
(2014)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Sweet, sentimental biopic of British talent show winner.
In Theaters Now
(2014)

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