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.
Mario Sports Superstars Game Poster Image
Offer kids excitement without the violence.
City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Teens are sure to fall for these sigh-worthy love stories.
Marvel's Agent Carter TV Poster Image
These stories can be dark but powerful.
Stop Bullying Now! Website Poster Image
Help stop cruel behavior before it starts.
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We love the iPad for big-screen kid play.
Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
Our favorite adventurer continues his amazing escapades.
Anne of Green Gables Movie Poster Image
Try one of these five-star films for your next family movie night.
Annedroids TV Poster Image
When cartoons no longer cut it, try these great tween picks.
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
Family-friendly faves available now for your viewing pleasure.
Stampylonghead TV Poster Image
Learn to play Minecraft by watching these creative pros.
ToyPudding TV TV Poster Image
Kids are wild about watching other kids open up toys, packages, and more.
Malala's Magic Pencil Book Poster Image
Stories and practical tips to help kids change the world.
DIY TV Poster Image
Crafty kids can learn something new from these DIY pros.
Minecraft - Pocket Edition App Poster Image
We keep track of the chart-topping apps.
Mulan Movie Poster Image
Great films that highlight the Asian experience.
Chasing Coral Movie Poster Image
Find the best originals for your kids without the endless scrolling.
Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
The best original series from the popular streaming giant.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood TV Poster Image
Make returning to school easier with these classroom-based shows.
Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games Movie Poster Image
All the best family-friendly choices from the DVD rental service.
Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
A few distraction-free minutes can be a lifesaver.