All Reviews

csm_app
age 9+
 
Coax trees toward the light in absorbing, artful puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
age 9+
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
age 9+
 
Incredible docu captures human details of remote existence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 9+
 
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
By Ted Sanders
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
age 9+
 
Engrossing undersea expedition is kid friendly.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 9+
 
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
csm_website
age 9+
 
LEARNING
A blast of fun could propel museum science site to stars.
URL: http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology
(2014)
age 9+
 
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Eye-catching app gives kids a peek at body's inner workings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fun science-themed show features big stunts, some danger.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
age 9+
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
age 9+
 
Complex globetrotting mystery has science, history, puzzles.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
age 9+
 
Lively novel of London cholera epidemic through kid's eyes.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2013)
age 9+
 
Sweet sloth sanctuary series focuses on sick, hurt animals.
Network: Animal Planet
(2013)
age 9+
 
Kids fight crime with science in edutaining mystery.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2013)
age 9+
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Interactive textbook lets kids get hands on with concepts.
Devices: iPad
(2013)

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