All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
 
This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
age 11+
 
Civil War realism for young readers.
By Richard Peck
(2003)
age 8+
 
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
csm_tv
age 7+
 
Three men and three babies (er, girls).
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Girl faces racism, sister's cancer in touching tale.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2005)
csm_book
age 7+
 
Classic tale a bit slow but retains its appeal.
By Mary Norton
(2003)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Exciting kid space-action without being too scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 10+
 
Funny, breathtakingly poignant '60s coming-of-age tale.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2007)
age 6+
 
Predictable sequel will thrill Willy fans; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 7+
 
Oh, my nose! '70s icon is family-friendly fare.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
age 9+
 
A cliff-hanging adventure wrapped in black humor.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
csm_book
age 9+
 
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
age 4+
 
Winning illustrations but short on plot.
By Judi Barrett
(2000)
age 8+
 
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: ABC Family, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(2005)
age 11+
 
Good-natured sitcom that the family can enjoy together.
Network: Nickelodeon, Syndicated, TeenNick
(2005)
age 4+
 
Zany food-as-weather tale full of humor, great drawings.
By Judi Barrett
(1978)
age 9+
 
Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.
By Jeanne Birdsall
(2005)
csm_book
age 10+
 
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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)

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