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.
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Book Poster Image
Picture books, fiction, and nonfiction published in 2017.
Kids Like Us Book Poster Image
Check out the young adult fiction and nonfiction published in 2017.
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
A super list of books about superheroes and supervillains.
Pix the Cat Game Poster Image
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.
The Secret of Nightingale Wood Book Poster Image
Stories that capture bravery and sacrifice, from the trenches to the skies.
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Book Poster Image
Stories of suffering and courage in World War II.
Abraham Book Poster Image
Bloody battles and heroic soldiers, citizens, leaders, and enslaved people mark these stories of courage and conflict.
Gigantosaurus Game Poster Image
Top-rated titles for the family-friendly hybrid console.
Khan Academy Website Poster Image
When homework has everyone stumped, these apps can help.
Doctor Who TV Poster Image
Teens who like the show will love these dark, mysterious dramas.
Pinky and the Brain TV Poster Image
Hilarious animated shows for older viewers.
The Peanuts Movie Movie Poster Image
Family-friendly films to entertain the crowd.
Busy Shapes 2 App Poster Image
Sometimes you can't stay connected, but these apps will let the fun continue!
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Movie Poster Image
Learning about the past has never been more interesting.
Born to Be Wild Movie Poster Image
Marvel at creatures big and small in their natural habitats.
Apollo 11 Movie Poster Image
These true stories are out of this world!
404Sight Game Poster Image
Put down the weapons and use your brain cells with this clever set of games.
Mario Sports Superstars Game Poster Image
Kids will love these hand-held games.
DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
As teens move on to more complex math concepts, they can use these tools to keep pace.

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