All Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Science supercharges fun, goofy sequel about energy.
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By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
csm_book
By Ted Sanders
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
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By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Formulaic but fun kitty-rehab stories.
csm_tv
Network: Animal Planet
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
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By Carin Berger
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
csm_website
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun lessons restricted by poor design, unintuitive controls.
csm_website
URL: http://w3kids.com
(2015)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Inquisitive friends' adventures teach about science, nature.
csm_tv
Network: qubo, Online
(2015)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
csm_book
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Sleep-deprivation docu informative; some tragic scenarios.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
csm_movie
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Educational concept relies on consumerism for motivation.
csm_website
URL: https://www.kidsnbids.com
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Visual code meets story-based game, missing in-app help.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Viral video experiments inspire entertaining science series.
csm_tv
Network: SCIENCE
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Strong messages, role models in absorbing coming-of-ager.
csm_book
By Tricia Springstubb
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
csm_book
By Megan Shepherd
(2015)

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