All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
 
Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Easily create notes and flash cards; no paper clip needed!
Devices: iPad
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Villains, dragons, prince meet middle school in fun romp.
By Laurie McKay
(2015)
age 8+
 
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kid-safe chatting with tight parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Interactive exploration of inventions inspires tinkerers.
Devices: iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Heartbreaking, uplifting, lyrical orphan tale in free verse.
By A. L. Sonnichsen
(2015)
csm_book
age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
age 8+
 
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)
age 8+
 
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
 
Action and surprises in best series installment so far.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
age 8+
 
Appealing tale of would-be witch has laughs, insights.
By Natasha Lowe
(2015)
age 8+
 
A heartfelt intro to King's peaceful protest movement.
By Angela Farris Watkins
(2014)
age 8+
 
Misfit soccer team teaches perseverance, overcoming fears.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Excellent game-inspired anime has likable hero at heart.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
High drama, remarkable skill in kids' intelligence contest.
Network: Lifetime
(2014)
age 8+
 
Slightly edgy Christmas special makes Santa a grump.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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