All Reviews

csm_movie
age 11+
 
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 5+
 
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 7+
 
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
csm_movie
age 4+
 
Cute bee adventure teaches about inclusion and cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
age 3+
 
Twist on classic fable boosts value of play as well as work.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_book
age 4+
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Interactive resource packed with content for nature lovers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Budding naturalists will go buggy for this rich resource.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Inspire backyard explorers with bug-tacular resource.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Straightforward mummy adventure with a side of gamer fun.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
csm_tv
age 7+
 
Bathroom humor, physical violence dominate cartoon shorts.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 10+
 
Sidescrolling bug platformer oozes mild cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
age 3+
 
Muppets teach humorous, gentle wildlife lessons.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
age 7+
 
Educational series explores curious animal behavior.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 9+
 
Superheroes make a comeback in crash-pow installment.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2014)
age 8+
 
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)

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