All Reviews

csm_website
age 11+
 
Free site's top-notch how-to videos include sex tutorials.
URL: http://howcast.com
(2009)
csm_book
age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
age 11+
 
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
csm_book
age 11+
 
This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.
By David Almond
(1998)
age 8+
 
Excellent, creative game teaches chess basics.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
age 8+
 
Children's biography of the famous naturalist.
By Peter Sis
(2003)
age 8+
 
Excellent math game with fun premise.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
csm_game
age 11+
 
City building sim offers great entertainment & education.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Terrific for reluctant readers, discussion groups.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Magical story about a boy and his grandfather.
By Peter Dickinson
(2004)
age 8+
 
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Fast-paced, easy-to-learn gaming experience.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
csm_book
age 8+
 
A grieving family finds an abandoned baby.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 8+
 
Minna grows up with odd friends and relatives.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2004)
age 8+
 
Smaller, sleeker LeapPad version for older kids.
Platforms: Quantum Pad Learning System
(2003)
age 8+
 
Spectacular cinematic book has lots of heart.
By Brian Selznick
(2007)
csm_music
age 11+
 
Original, refreshing, and a whole lot of fun.
By Fefe Dobson
(2003)
age 8+
 
Software doesn't have to be brand new to be good!
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
age 11+
 
A riveting utopian novel that's expertly crafted.
By Lois Lowry
(1993)

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