All Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun action-adventure tied to collectible toys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
K-9
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Doctor Who spin-off is worry-free fun for tweens.
csm_tv
Network: Hulu
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
csm_book
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Grammar games fun at first, then repetitive.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
csm_book
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
csm_book
By Jason Fry
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Complex '70s series still has allure for mature tweens.
csm_tv
Network: Hulu, Netflix
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Complex adventure mixes immigration issues, space travel.
csm_book
By William Alexander
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun space-themed worksheets support wide range of skills.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Space-pirate sibling series ideal for Star Wars-crazed kids.
csm_book
By Jason Fry
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging game, but learning seems incidental, lacks depth.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Clever sequel gets tweens to think about how they're taught.
csm_book
By Tom Angleberger
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Copious violence overshadows promising themes in hero 'toon.
csm_tv
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Arcade action flies kids through times tables.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny, oddball story about sticking up for a friend.
csm_book
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
csm_book
By Hope Larson, Madeleine L'Engle
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Funny series continues with more folding and friendships.
csm_book
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)

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