All Reviews

csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet tale about kids' snow battle has very sad moments.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Awesome logic puzzles add a new twist to Tomb Raider.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
csm_movie
age 12+
Flat comedy about small-town '70s life lacks laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 12+
Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
csm_movie
age 12+
Death-defying rescue comes alive in intense drama.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
In Theaters Now
(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 12+
Edgy rap-boot-camp reality gives solid advice.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
csm_book
age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(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)
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Bullying drama is disturbing but should spark conversation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Compelling tale of real-life expedition is intense, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(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 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
age 12+
Strong characters, scary imagery in great but bleak comedy.
Network: NBC
(2016)

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