All Reviews

age 8+
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
(2014)
age 8+
Clever underdog sparkles in winning adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
Rich, authentic characters are heart of thoughtful novel.
By Peter Johnson
(2014)
age 8+
Clockwork fantasy adventure is delightful but a bit dark.
By Emma Trevayne
(2014)
csm_movie
age 8+
Sappy, star-studded holiday flick is clean family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
csm_book
age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_website
age 8+
LEARNING
Stellar news tool connects kids to absorbing leveled reads
URL: https://newsela.com/
(2014)
age 8+
Clever sequel is goofy, gross, giddy -- and sweet.
By Andy Griffiths
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Easy-to-use photo embellisher -- just watch sharing options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
age 8+
Kid vampire tale has a light but delightfully gross touch.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids build skills while building bridges in fun math game.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 8+
Monstrously addictive match-3 puzzle fun for kids, adults.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 8+
Action-packed zoo mystery has gross and graphic parts.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2011)
age 8+
LEARNING
Delightful game an engaging way to learn concepts.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)

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