Best Media Lists: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? In the market for apps and games that will entertain your kids and teach them a thing or two? Looking for a book to engage your reluctant reader? Our editors have hand-picked lists of their favorite titles in every category of media we cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings) -- to give you the information you need to make the best choices for your family. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.

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2023 Oscar-Nominated Films

Congratulations to the nominees of the 95th annual Academy Awards.

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2023 NAACP Image Award-Nominated TV Shows

We'd like to thank the NAACP for this year's great nominees.

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2023 NAACP Image Award-Nominated Films

We'd like to thank the NAACP for this year's great nominees.

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50 Modern Movies All Kids Should Watch Before They're 12

These post-2000 picks are some of the best of their time. Seen them all yet?

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Great Kids' Books for Lunar New Year

East Asian characters shine in books for the holiday or anytime.

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Powerful Stories About Martin Luther King Jr.

Movies, TV shows, and books about the inspirational civil rights leader and his lasting legacy.

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The Game Awards

Check out the top winners from gaming's acclaimed awards show.

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Best U.K. Films of the Year: 2022

Check out this year's exceptional titles from the United Kingdom.

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Best Podcasts of the Year: 2022

All the best listens of the year, all in one place.

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Best Video Games of the Year: 2022

Check out the video games we loved this year.

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Best Books of the Year: 2022

The year's most captivating reads and unforgettable characters.

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Best TV Shows of the Year: 2022

How many of these great picks graced your screen this year?

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Best Movies of the Year: 2022

From big theatrical releases to streaming faves, see the top picks from this year.

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Best Mental Health and Wellness Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

Podcasts dedicated to promoting physical and mental health and wellness in kids, tweens and teens.

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Movies & TV Shows That Celebrate Indigenous Peoples

Thoughtful picks that showcase stories by and for Indigenous communities.

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Podcasts That Feature Indigenous Voices and Stories

Authentic podcasts that highlight and celebrate diverse Indigenous stories, voices, and experiences.

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5 Family Movies to Celebrate the Day of the Dead

Engaging animated stories that are full of life.

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Halloween Essentials by Guillermo Del Toro

Spooktacular titles from the Master of Horror.

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Scary Podcasts for Kids

Spooky listening for kids of all ages.

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True Crime Podcasts for Kids, Tweens, and Teens

True crime and true-ish crime podcasts for listeners of all ages.