All Reviews

csm_movie
age 10+
 
Quirky documentary about food industry engages, educates.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 6+
 
Young chefs match wits in family-friendly cooking contest.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Cheerful resource serves up valuable health lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pocket sized bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Funny, moving graphic novel takes on teen substance abuse.
By Matthew Holm, Jennifer Holm
(2015)
age 10+
 
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Cool new look, but monetization, new model mar a classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Choose your tool, adjust variables, watch it work, have fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
 
Inventive, juicy shooting game with cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 10+
 
Some iffy stuff in touching docu about Sesame Street icon.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Comprehensive math resource has customizable reward system.
URL: http://gpalovemath.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Editing tool finds common errors, lacks any explanations.
URL: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
(2015)
age 6+
 
Resourceful Hank faces fears in fun Halloween story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Watered-down "young Disney" biopic is too bland to appeal.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 10+
 
Endless access to cartoons; watch out for ads, iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Silly camp comedy spin-off will delight Jessie fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)

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