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.
X-Men TV Poster Image
Everyone's favorite mutants are everywhere you look!
Buzz! Junior: Jungle Party Game Poster Image
Got a detail-oriented kid? Check out these titles.
Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
Fun, portable, and varied -- what makes DS games great!
Batman Justice Unbalanced Game Poster Image
Caped Crusader exploits for fans of all ages.
Matilda Book Poster Image
Abracadabra -- check out these magical fantasies for kids.
Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
Everyone can join in with these all-ages games.
Spy Kids Movie Poster Image
Secret agents, intrigue, double crosses, and more.
Kung Fu Panda Movie Poster Image
Earn a black belt in movie selection with these picks.
Annedroids TV Poster Image
When cartoons no longer cut it, try these great tween picks.
Sesame Street TV Poster Image
Kids' shows that stand the test of time.
NBA Hoop Troop Website Poster Image
The latest news, player information, stats, and more. Website Poster Image
TV isn't just for the tube anymore.
A Child's Celebration of Classical Music Music Poster Image
Introduce kids to these soothing and enlightening tracks.
Latin Lullaby Music Poster Image
Collection of lovely music with Spanish flavor.
Snazzy Music Poster Image
Uplifting, positive music for kids of faith.
Dreamin' with Def Leppard Music Poster Image
Music kids and parents can both groove to.
Carnival Ride Music Poster Image
Put a spring in kids' two-stepping walk.
A Potluck Music Poster Image
Channel that pre-K energy with these positive tunes.
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics Game Poster Image
Go for the gold on your own turf.
Backyard Basketball 2007 Game Poster Image
These games will be slam dunks for baller fans.