All Reviews

csm_movie
age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
csm_tv
age 6+
Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.
Network: Amazon
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
Fast-paced, star-studded series is fun for football fans.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
csm_movie
age 6+
Wrestling mayhem, potty humor in silly dog movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 6+
Likable series tackles gender barriers in thoughtful ways.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 6+
Casual baseball reboot is easy to play but stuck in past.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_tv
age 6+
Comical series mixes it up with sports trivia, skills.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 5+
Mildly amusing sports-themed sequel is fun for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 6+
Great role models exist in stories of helpful athletes.
Network: CBS
(2013)
age 6+
Kung Fu Panda copy has violence, some name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 6+
Heartwarming true story of brothers and teammates.
By Audrey Vernick
(2012)
age 5+
Imaginative girl tackles bully in upbeat playground story.
By Julianne Moore
(2009)
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 6+
LEARNING
Modest collection of sports games is more fun with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 5+
Heartwarming seasonal tale celebrates family bonds.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
csm_book
age 6+
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
age 6+
LEARNING
Cool animation teaching, but kids' art gets lost in shuffle.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
csm_movie
age 6+
Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_movie
age 6+
Sweet story tackles bullying with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)

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