All Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
csm_book
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Evocative retrospective drama follows changes of the '60s.
csm_tv
Network: NBC
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
csm_book
By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
csm_book
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
csm_book
By Jon Agee
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Zoom, rotate, and fold solid figures with elegant math tool.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
csm_book
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Original, funny adventure has mild danger, comic pratfalls.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Powerful documentary depicts obese kids' struggles.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
csm_book
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Superior subscription-audio-book service paired with app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Take a selfie to transform into a Disney character.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
csm_book
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
csm_tv
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Classic evocative space strategy promotes tactical planning.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Insecure teen comes of age; earnest but unoriginal.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)

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