All Reviews

csm_book
age 8+
 
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
csm_book
age 3+
 
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_movie
age 11+
 
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Irradiated monster brawler loses power in gameplay, visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(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)
csm_movie
age 7+
 
Bizarre animated tale about bullying is creepy, suspenseful.
On DVD/Streaming
(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)

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