All Reviews

age 8+
 
Kinda creepy, kinda sweet ghost story for big kids, tweens.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
age 13+
 
Charming, if not too original sick-teens love story.
By Robyn Schneider
(2015)
age 18+
 
Violent, mature action game reboot updates, improves play.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 14+
 
Lots of fan service keeps this repetitive title afloat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet, not scary story of friendship and imagination.
By Mac Barnett
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
Sweetness, positive messages galore in brave-rat sequel.
By W.H. Beck
(2015)
age 12+
 
Poignant memoir-in-verse recalls Cuban-American's childhood.
By Margarita Engle
(2015)
age 9+
 
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 4+
 
Boy burns with embarrassment in hilarious, relatable tale.
By Audrey Vernick
(2015)
age 18+
 
Bold but flawed film about sexual awakening is very mature.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(2015)
age 16+
 
Duo's comedy is snarky, sometimes hard to swallow.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
csm_movie
age 13+
 
Weak faith-based teen drama has violence, heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Trite underdog kid golfer tale has crass language, alcohol.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 14+
 
Demons lurk in drawn-out, angsty fantasy.
By Rachel A. Marks
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoon Network fave meets match-3 and RPG.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_tv
age 8+
 
Hilarious bear bros try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)

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