All Reviews

csm_book
age 10+
 
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Hilarious bear bros try to fit in to tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Enormous kid-friendly encyclopedia also pushes e-book sales.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_game
N++
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Challenging, minimalist platformer with stylized violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Snappy tool brings companion book's plant pictures to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
 
Mayhem and music merge; fun but more intense than past films
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
 
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Home-reno reality competition has a philanthropic twist.
Network: Fox
(2015)
age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Reality gold hunters battle snakes, storms, and pirates.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Smart, funny fantasy strong on characters' bond.
By John David Anderson
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Predictable martial-arts tale has lots of action, flatulence
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Animal-journeys docu is beautiful, inspiring.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade flight sim engaging, but poor controls can frustrate.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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