Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

Book Reviews

Flotsam Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
Continue reading
Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
Continue reading
Part-time Princess Book Poster Image
age 4+
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
Continue reading
The Turtle of Oman Book Poster Image
age 10+
Poetic story about boy who doesn't want to move to America.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2014)
Continue reading
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
Continue reading
Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sound science made simple in kid-friendly book on evolution.
By Jonathan Tweet
(2016)
Continue reading
Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Museum trip sparks love of learning in fun tale.
By David Soman, Jacky Davis
(2017)
Continue reading
Hello Hello Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
Continue reading
Julián Is a Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
Continue reading
Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
Continue reading
Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
Continue reading
I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
Continue reading
Shouting at the Rain Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl grapples with being abandoned in bittersweet tale.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2019)
Continue reading
Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always Book Poster Image
age 3+
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
Continue reading
This Is Not My Hat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.
By Jon Klassen
(2012)
Continue reading
If You Want to See a Whale Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle, lyrical glimpse of a boy waiting to spot a whale.
By Julie Fogliano
(2013)
Continue reading
Carnivores Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek tale teaches acceptance.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2013)
Continue reading
Curious George at the Aquarium Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sea creature facts add to the fun in this adventure.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2007)
Continue reading
Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
Continue reading
Fetch Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 3+
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
Continue reading

Pages