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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Online resources for tough assignments.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis Movie Poster Image
The perfect picks for your next family movie night.
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Page-to-screen adaptations that make the grade.
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Can kids learn and have fun at the same time? You bet!
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Kids will look up to these plucky female protagonists.
Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings App Poster Image
Help kids put themselves in the shoes of others.
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Fabulous gaming picks for the 12-and-older set.
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Check out these great reads featuring diverse characters.
Pixie Hollow Games Movie Poster Image
Motivate kids to step up and get involved.
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Educational goodies that won't break the bank.
Dora the Explorer: We Did It! Music Poster Image
Empowering anthems and albums by some of music's leading ladies.
Angelina Ballerina: Dreams Do Come True Movie Poster Image
Strong females prevail in these fantastic flicks.
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Programming is the new literacy all kids can benefit from. Website Poster Image
Help kids understand different viewpoints.
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Which Xbox One games are good for kids?
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Get into the holiday spirit with these fun seasonal apps.
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Bring sports indoors -- without breaking a lamp!
Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
Both big and little kids will like these picks.
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Join in the gaming experience with your kids.
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Help your kids build friendships and gain world know-how as they gear up for their first years of school.