All Reviews

csm_book
age 12+
 
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.
By Paul Zindel
(1968)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
age 12+
 
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
age 12+
 
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
 
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Family film tackles grief with humor and deep empathy.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 12+
 
Funny western spoof is full of slapstick violence.
By Alan Jackson
(2014)
age 12+
 
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
age 12+
 
Sprawling circus tale is a visual feast with heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 12+
 
Suspenseful, creepy British film is nightmare fodder.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 12+
 
Informative science show touches on aggression, mating, etc.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)

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