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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Get the scoop on all the latest releases.
Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
Great shows to watch at your own pace.
The Messenger Game Poster Image
The latest games for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and more.
Harry the Bunny TV Poster Image
These top-rated kids' shows are available now.
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Keep up-to-date with the latest TV for kids.
Sesame Street TV Poster Image
Great options for kids and whole-family viewing streaming on Hulu.
The Day You Begin Book Poster Image
A sampling of the hottest new releases.
Good Rosie! Book Poster Image
Check out these hot new releases for kids 2-12.
A Heart in a Body in the World Book Poster Image
Check here for the latest YA titles for your teen.
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Stay up to date on which books are climbing the charts.
Donut County Game Poster Image
Kid-friendly new releases for Switch, PS4, and more.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip Movie Poster Image
Top-rated kids' picks available to stream now.
The Gruffalo Movie Poster Image
Need a great movie pick now? Look no further!
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These 15 apps and websites changed everything.
LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game Game Poster Image
Fifteen captivating titles that pushed the boundaries of gaming.
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Book Poster Image
These 15 beloved books helped raise a generation of readers.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
In a changing TV landscape, these 15 series still stand out.
Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
The 15 most iconic films to come out since CSM's founding.
Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Game Poster Image
Check out these games that have action thrills similar to those in the popular Battle Royale shooter.
Cars: Lightning League App Poster Image
Get an adrenaline rush without pulling a trigger.