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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If your kids need extra practice or help with middle school math, check out this list of tools.
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Middle school is all about changes -- including in math class -- and these tools can help ease any tough math transitions.
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Use these tools to help your kid master new math skills.
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Whether your kid needs extra practice or a fun way to pass the time, these apps are sure to please.
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Give your kid's math skills a boost with these fun games.
Twelve a Dozen - all access App Poster Image
Keep your kid's love of numbers alive with these super-fun tools.
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Plus and minus equal new math skills for your first-grader, and these apps can help reinforce their learning.
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Help your kid start math with a strong foundation using these great tools.
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Remember and honor those who died in service with these patriotic picks.
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Watch-together TV can help parents and teens talk about big issues.
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Hop into new shows from Hulu.
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Get ahead this summer with books on many teachers' must-read lists.
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Shows and websites that use humor for social and political commentary.
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Perfect picks if you have a Minecraft fan on your hands.
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Get your kid's next overnight off to a fun start.
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Short, simple chapter books to capture kids' interest and keep 'em reading.
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Stories about stepping into the spotlight -- not for actors only.
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These flicks can help kids understand the realities of global warming.
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Find out which Lego movies, TV shows, games, and apps are appropriate for every age.
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Find accurate, credible media sources with these sites.

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