All Reviews

Recess TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 7+
Engaging cartoon celebrates playground time.
Network: ABC
(2003)
Peter Pan Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 8+
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Messenger: The Giver, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
Gathering Blue: The Giver, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating quest tale pits gifted girl against brutal odds.
By Lois Lowry
(1014)
Tutenstein TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 6+
The mummy of a child pharaoh livens things up.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
Terrier: Beka Cooper, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens.
By Tamora Pierce
(2006)
Bob the Builder TV Poster Image
age 3+
Teamwork paramount on friendly construction show.
Network: PBS
(2005)
Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
Just for Kicks TV Poster Image
age 8+
Soccer-centered show for tweens is likable enough.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
Annie (1982) Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 6+
Tale of cute orphan is great for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
Pickles to Pittsburgh: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
That Girl TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 7+
Landmark '60s sitcom may not click with kids.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2004)
Felicity TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 14+
Search for love and identity fits teens and older.
Network: Syndicated, WE
(2005)
The Life and Times of Juniper Lee TV Poster Image
age 8+
Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the tween set.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
Zoom TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
Fun and games for middle-elementary kids.
Network: PBS
(2005)
Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 13+
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
Rosa Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
Princess Academy Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)

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