All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
age 8+
 
Mayhem and music merge; fun but more intense than past films
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Japanese artist's fantasy film is disappointing, derivative.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 8+
 
Honest, affecting story of fifth-grader with mom in prison.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2015)
age 8+
 
Bizarre tales of boy and his bottom have meager messages.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 8+
 
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
age 8+
 
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sequel stays highly imaginative but lacks momentum.
By Anne Cameron
(2015)
age 8+
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
age 8+
 
Lively, loony tale sneaks in moral about responsibility.
By Andy Griffiths
(2015)
age 8+
 
Kitschy nostalgia trip with some martial-arts violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Kids, book characters, mad scientist in wacky, upbeat tale.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2015)

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