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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You know them, you love them, but how do you choose?
The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls Book Poster Image
These guides and novels cover everything from facts to feelings.
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
A super list of books about superheroes and supervillains.
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Gather your loved ones -- it's time for some fun!
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
True stories, biographies, and fact-filled books for kids hungry for information.
Seven SuperGirls TV Poster Image
These online comedy stars will make you LOL.
SoulPancake TV Poster Image
Spread positivity with these YouTube channels.
ChuChu TV TV Poster Image
Songs, colors, and early learning fun for your littlest ones.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Game Poster Image
Top-rated titles for the family-friendly hybrid console.
Busy Shapes 2 App Poster Image
Sometimes you can't stay connected, but these apps will let the fun continue!
404Sight Game Poster Image
Put down the weapons and use your brain cells with this clever set of games.
DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
As teens move on to more complex math concepts, they can use these tools to keep pace.
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
Books celebrating women who broke barriers offer inspiring role models for girls (and boys).
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Great films for all ages with strong girls, sensitive boys, and other positive portrayals.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
Series for all ages that offer positive portrayals of girls and boys, men and women.
DRAWNIMAL by YATATOY App Poster Image
These apps are bizarre in the best ways -- and they offer learning opportunities.
codeSpark Academy App Poster Image
Though these tools are great for all kids, they have special appeal for kids who need an extra challenge.
Andi Mack TV Poster Image
Watch-together TV can help parents and teens talk about big issues.
Blox 3D Junior App Poster Image
Perfect picks if you have a Minecraft fan on your hands.
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Find accurate, credible media sources with these sites.

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