All Reviews

csm_tv
age 13+
 
Stellar war dramedy classic mixes humor, pathos.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(2005)
age 11+
 
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
age 10+
 
PBS gem mixes appraisals, history, and suspense.
Network: PBS
(2005)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 10+
 
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
csm_movie
age 13+
 
Mature teens will appreciate this gripping epic.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
age 9+
 
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Every American should watch this once a year.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
age 10+
 
Epic musical story of Jews facing religious persecution.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 10+
 
Gripping story, great intro to China's Cultural Revolution.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2007)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Brilliant biopic engages, educates, and inspires.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Teen girl homesteads alone in Newbery Honor book.
By Kirby Larson
(2006)
csm_movie
age 14+
 
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 12+
 
Superb Woodward and Bernstein Watergate story.
On DVD/Streaming
(1997)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Humorous, powerful, masterful escaped-slave tale.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2007)
age 12+
 
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
 
Classic view of pioneer life through a little girl's eyes.
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
(2007)
age 6+
 
Two girls convince a nation that fairies are real.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
csm_movie
age 11+
 
Brilliant true story of 1924 Olympic footrace.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)

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