Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

Movie Reviews

Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
Continue reading
Saving Savannah Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Teen leaves bubble of privilege in exciting historical tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2020)
Continue reading
Commandos 2 HD Remaster Game Poster Image
age 14+
Remake of WWII classic is buggy and stripped of fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
Continue reading
Angel Mage Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Riveting fantasy has fierce women, angelic magic, adventure.
By Garth Nix
(2019)
Continue reading
1919 The Year That Changed America Book Poster Image
age 11+
Riveting tale of racial, labor protests, women's vote, more.
By Martin W. Sandler
(2019)
Continue reading
Light It Up Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Strong police shootings story lacks character development.
By Kekla Magoon
(2019)
Continue reading
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting and unforgettable novel of love, loss, and hope.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
Continue reading
Butterfly Yellow Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Moving post-Vietnam War story of courage and perseverance.
By Thanhha Lai
(2019)
Continue reading
Allies Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
Continue reading
The Last True Poets of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional story of healing, friendship, family, and romance.
By Julia Drake
(2019)
Continue reading
Warsaw Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Emotional take on one of WWII's biggest losses.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
Continue reading
Patron Saints of Nothing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartrending tale explores grief, Philippines' war on drugs.
By Randy Ribay
(2019)
Continue reading
Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
Continue reading
The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
Continue reading
Free Trip to Egypt Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Docu about cross-cultural connection promotes empathy.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
Continue reading
Where Hands Touch Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 14+
Brutal violence, death, history in agonizing Holocaust tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading
Blood & Treasure TV Poster Image
age 14+
Violent treasure hunt action series is fast-paced fun.
Network: CBS
(2019)
Continue reading
A Place to Belong Book Poster Image
age 11+
Emotional post-WWII story promotes compassion, perseverance.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2019)
Continue reading
Battle Ground: The Art of War TV Poster Image
age 14+
Military history docu reenacts violent battles without gore.
Network: Kids Central
(2005)
Continue reading
It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
(2019)
Continue reading

Pages