All Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
age 8+
 
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
age 8+
 
More pep talks, positivity, substance from fun YouTube star.
By Robby Novak, Brad Montague
(2015)
age 8+
 
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
age 8+
 
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
By Chris Rylander
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
(2015)
age 8+
 
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
age 8+
 
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
age 8+
 
Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.
In Theaters Now
(2014)
age 8+
 
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)
age 8+
 
Exciting movie boasts strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)

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