All Reviews

The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
D2: The Mighty Ducks Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Ducks return to ice in sequel that focuses on sportsmanship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Antz Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Great effects and characters, but surprisingly violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Adventures of Robin Hood Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Errol Flynn stars in swashbuckling family delight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1938)
My Magic Dog Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Low-budget dog-from-heaven story is emotionally intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Romeo! TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
Young rap star's story is surprisingly balanced.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
Zoom TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
Fun and games for middle-elementary kids.
Network: PBS
(1999)
Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
Ultimate G's: Zac's Flying Dream Movie Poster Image
age 8+
IMAX movie has nice flight sequences, awful acting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational baseball tale about an autistic pitcher.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Kindred Souls Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
Gentle tale of a boy fulfilling his grandfather's last wish.
By Patricia MacLachlan
(2012)
Grand Slam Tennis 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
More realistic tennis sequel straddles arcade and sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
"What Makes You Beautiful" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Boy band sings about true beauty; great message for tweens.
By One Direction
(2012)
Being Elmo Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Inspiring docu about the man behind the Muppet superstar.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)

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