All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
age 9+
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
age 9+
 
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Tale of cute orphan is great for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 11+
 
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 12+
 
Stunning classic examines racism -- and justice.
By Harper Lee
(1960)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 6+
 
Medieval adventure is a soaring delight.
Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2006)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
csm_movie
age 9+
 
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 8+
 
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 7+
 
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 10+
 
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 5+
 
Sesame Street/Laugh-In hybrid taught Gen X to read.
Network: PBS
(2007)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
 
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Tense adventure as dogsled run becomes race for survival.
By Sherry Shahan
(2012)
age 7+
 
Endearing historical drama is a classic for families.
Network: Syndicated
(2009)

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