All Reviews

csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet tale about kids' snow battle has very sad moments.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
csm_app
age 10+
Dot-eats-dot arcade game tame except for racy usernames.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
age 10+
Potentially great but flawed version of the card game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
csm_tv
age 10+
A capella reality has positive messages, fun performances.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
age 8+
Layered, fun romp focuses on friendship and trust.
By Crystal Allen
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
csm_movie
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 8+
Fantasy with Norse gods lacks clarity.
By Jasmine Richards
(2015)
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
csm_movie
age 10+
Predictable father-daughter tale has solid messages, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)

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