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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Gather your family together for some fun, competitive gameplay.
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Load up these games for your next family game night.
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Help kids make a positive impact on the world with apps and sites that encourage giving.
Stop, Breathe & Think App Poster Image
When it's time for your kid to apply to college, don't panic! These tech tools can help your kid get in and stay in.
News-O-Matic App Poster Image
News websites designed for a young audience.
Peek-a-Zoo by Duck Duck Moose App Poster Image
Step into others' shoes with these great games.
Busy Shapes 2 App Poster Image
Keep kids entertained and occupied for easy family flying.
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Connect the local to the global.
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Snag trophies and wins with this set of popular sports games for Sony's console.
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
Get ready to compete with these sports games on the Xbox One.
The Muppet Show TV Poster Image
One episode of each of these classics will provide plenty to talk about.
Girl Made of Stars Book Poster Image
YA novels that deal with sexual assault and its aftermath.
Guess How Much I Love You Book Poster Image
Snuggle up with these stories full of hugs and kisses.
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These memorable picks will have romantic readers swooning.
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These apps can bring you together and provide some teachable moments.
The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
Find great reads that have won the prestigious Michael J. Printz Award.
Busy Shapes 2 App Poster Image
Like highly acclaimed movies and books, these apps are just too good to miss.
3rd & Bird TV Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of working respectfully and effectively with a group -- and doing their share.
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Movie Poster Image
Help kids learn the value of putting themselves in someone else's shoes to understand their feelings and perspective.
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Relatable stories of misfits, outsiders, and finding acceptance.