All Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
Intense racer where harsh crashes dominate.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Strategy game blends fact and fiction.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Remake of classic RPG, with complex adult themes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_book
age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
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_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)
age 12+
 
Intense, powerful Holocaust book offers unique perspective.
By John Boyne
(2006)
age 8+
 
Software doesn't have to be brand new to be good!
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
age 8+
 
Fabulous game continues the magic of Harry Potter.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
age 12+
 
History comes alive in excellent docuseries.
Network: PBS
(2005)

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