All Reviews

csm_movie
age 12+
Helen Mirren is best part of fact-based historical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
 
csm_tv
age 12+
Transgender teen's reality show is positive, poignant.
Network: TLC
(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_book
age 12+
Friendship tale, graphics blend well in absorbing mystery.
By Cherie Priest
(2015)
age 12+
Positive, inspirational doc about helping underserved boys.
Network: Discovery Channel, OWN
(2015)
csm_tv
age 12+
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
csm_book
age 12+
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Augmented reality lets you see the body's systems in 3-D.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2015)
age 12+
Thrilling true story of teenagers who stood up to the Nazis.
By Phillip M. Hoose
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Well-structured time-management tool; too complex for some.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
Moving, eye-opening memoir of cross-cultural friendship.
By Martin Ganada, Caitlin Alifrenka, Liz Welch
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)

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