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.
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
Fun chapter books open the world to young readers.
Cool Runnings Movie Poster Image
These stirring sports movies deserve a spot on the podium.
Jerry Rice and Nitus' Dog Football Game Poster Image
Time to test your athletic skills on Nintendo's consoles.
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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.
Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Movie Poster Image
Rise above adversity with these inspiring characters.
101 Dalmatians Movie Poster Image
Now you can get our movie recommendations while you shop.
A Mile in His Shoes Movie Poster Image
Characters face and overcome challenges in these inspiring stories.
Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
Kids can relate to characters facing all sorts of challenges.
Benny and Joon Movie Poster Image
These stories highlight characters who live with depression, anxiety, and more.
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Lively reads show kids living with challenges.
As Brave As You Book Poster Image
Compelling and thought-provoking tales for tweens.
The Boxcar Children Series Book Poster Image
Dive into chapter books that promise laughs, adventure, magic, mystery, and more.
Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz Movie Poster Image
Buddy movies for guys of all ages.
Are We There Yet? Book Poster Image
Hit the road (or the beach!) with these fun reads.
The Goldfish Boy Book Poster Image
Kids and teens work out depression, anxiety, and more in these compelling stories.
Twitches Movie Poster Image
Set your DVRs for the ultimate movie marathon.
Supergirl TV Poster Image
Slightly more wholesome but still binge-worthy teen drama and mystery.
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Our editors' game picks for young kids.
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Catch these Common Sense Seal honorees on DVD or streaming.