All Reviews

csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun platformer teaches the importance of rhythm.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.
In Theaters Now
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Young filmmakers will delight in empowering stop-motion app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Soapy but light drama boasts strong female lead.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Gentle story of girl photographer raises ethical issues.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
age 8+
 
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
age 8+
 
Nate locks horns with Gina in funny, feud-filled tale.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Viral dance video competition is silly but family friendly.
Network: ABC Family
(2013)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
By William Alexander
(2013)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Outstanding painting software can make anyone an artist.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 8+
 
TV-based Kinect game lets kids stage their own music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun tween-star combo raises online responsibility issues.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)

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