All Reviews

age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
csm_book
age 8+
Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.
By Darlene Beck Jacobson
(2014)
age 8+
Cassie's ongoing tale promotes responsibility, forgiveness.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
age 7+
LEARNING
Pokemon drawing app teaches techniques; great instruction.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_tv
age 7+
Animation, live action, crude humor in entertaining show.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 7+
Icily gripping puzzler could chill out on in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
csm_movie
age 7+
A gentler, tech-savvier E.T. for today's kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
Fascinating look at how technology may change the future.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 8+
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Super fun movie maker lets kids star in their own creations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
Exciting movie boasts strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_movie
age 7+
Comic mummy tale is spooky fun for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 7+
Training pro teaches pets, people in family-friendly show.
Network: CW
(2014)
age 8+
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 7+
Silly adventure full of pratfalls, comic action.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
age 8+
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)

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