All Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
 
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
csm_book
age 3+
 
Tender, moving story about boy and mom dealing with loss.
By Jessixa Bagley
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes e-book sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
age 3+
 
More Seuss magic in discovered manuscript.
By Dr. Seuss
(2015)
csm_game
N++
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Challenging, minimalist platformer with stylized violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 10+
 
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Reality gold hunters battle snakes, storms, and pirates.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2015)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Let imaginations soar as kids sail the silly seas.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Predictable martial-arts tale has lots of action, flatulence
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade flight sim engaging, but poor controls can frustrate.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Bridge-building sim fun, challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Unoriginal but fun cooking and strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox tool lets kids explore weather without getting wet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 3+
 
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_tv
age 3+
 
Endearing remake of classic has a galaxy's worth of charm.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)

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