All Reviews

Here Be Monsters! The Ratbridge Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
The Map to Everywhere Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling fantasy series opener makes a great read-aloud.
By Carrie Ryan, John Parke Davis
(2014)
Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles: Fish Finelli, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Finding Serendipity Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
Challenger Deep Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 14+
Sensitive tale of teen's descent into mental illness.
By Neal Shusterman
(2015)
Sunless Sea Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
A seafaring game of discovery and survival.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Game Poster Image
age 18+
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful lessons and swashbuckling fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
Captain Phillips Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 14+
Nail-biting story of ship hijacking is fabulous but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Pirate101 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Magical MMO where kids play as comical swashbucklers.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
Hostage Three Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Riveting story of teen hostage falling for Somali pirate.
By Nick Lake
(2013)
Assassin's Creed Pirates App Poster Image
age 13+
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Firebrand: Elemental, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dystopian fantasy displays sharper edges in second volume.
By Antony John
(2013)

Pages