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

Book Reviews

Linnea in Monet's Garden Book Poster Image
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
Continue reading
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
Continue reading
Nelson Mandela Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Stellar art portrays key aspects of Mandela's life for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2013)
Continue reading
Tea Cakes for Tosh Book Poster Image
age 6+
Touching story of boy's bond with grandma, family history.
By Kelly Starling Lyons
(2012)
Continue reading
I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
Continue reading
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Book Poster Image
age 6+
Powerful, personal view of cvil rights leader, issues.
By Martin Luther King III
(2013)
Continue reading
Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
Continue reading
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker Book Poster Image
age 6+
Gorgeous picture book brings timely peace message.
By Robbie Robertson
(2015)
Continue reading
The Secret Subway Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spectacular strange-but-true tale of first New York subway.
By Shana Corey
(2016)
Continue reading
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring bio of Supreme Court justice empowers girls.
By Debbie Levy
(2016)
Continue reading
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Book Poster Image
age 6+
Document inspires vivid, moving portraits of slaves' lives.
By Ashley Bryan
(2016)
Continue reading
Grace for President Book Poster Image
age 6+
School campaign tale explains U.S. democracy in fun way.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2007)
Continue reading
Abraham Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Powerful bio of Abraham Lincoln uses his own words.
By Frank Keating
(2017)
Continue reading
The Youngest Marcher: The True Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Right Activist Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, inspiring tale of 9-year-old protester.
By Cynthia Levinson
(2017)
Continue reading
A Different Pond Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 6+
Exquisitely tender family story of Vietnamese refugees.
By Bao Phi
(2017)
Continue reading
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes Book Poster Image
age 6+
Clever twist on classic tale adds dimension and great art.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2017)
Continue reading
Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace Book Poster Image
age 6+
Playful bio of female who pioneered programming in 1800s.
By Tanya Lee Stone
(2018)
Continue reading
Road Trip with Max and His Mom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun road trip sequel explores emotional effects of divorce.
By Linda Urban
(2018)
Continue reading
I Am Sonia Sotomayor: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Positive messages in engaging bio of Supreme Court justice.
By Brad Meltzer
(2018)
Continue reading
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively tales of 10 who led fight for women's voting rights.
By Kirsten Gillibrand
(2018)
Continue reading

Pages