All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
age 8+
Excellent, creative game teaches chess basics.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
age 8+
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
age 8+
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
csm_game
age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
csm_movie
age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_tv
age 5+
A thoughtful cartoon for kids to grow up on.
Network: PBS
(2004)
csm_book
age 8+
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
csm_book
age 8+
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
csm_movie
age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 5+
Excellent game to teach French and Spanish.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
csm_game
age 8+
Fast-paced, easy-to-learn gaming experience.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
csm_book
age 8+
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 8+
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 8+
Smaller, sleeker LeapPad version for older kids.
Platforms: Quantum Pad Learning System
(2003)
age 8+
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
csm_tv
age 5+
Engaging cartoon teaches cultural diversity.
Network: PBS
(2005)
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)
age 8+
Software doesn't have to be brand new to be good!
Platforms: Windows
(2004)

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