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.
Louie TV Poster Image
Find the best picks on this platform for your family.
The Fast and the Furious Movie Poster Image
Get a dose of nitrous oxide with this high-octane franchise.
Celeste Game Poster Image
Explore games with LGBTQ+ characters across PCs and consoles.
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Movie Poster Image
We'd like to thank the Academy for this year's great nominees.
The Tigger Movie Movie Poster Image
Great nostalgic picks from the turn of the century.
The Great Escape Movie Poster Image
Serious and often violent, these picks are best for mature viewers.
Charlie & Frog Book Poster Image
Relatable stories about kids and teens who have hearing loss.
No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie Movie Poster Image
These stories highlight characters who experience hearing loss or are deaf.
Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices TV Poster Image
We'd like to thank the NAACP for this year's great nominees.
Over the Moon Movie Poster Image
We'd like to thank the NAACP for this year's great nominees.
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
Inspiring role models in the arts, sports, science, social justice, and political leadership.
Tetris Effect: Connected Game Poster Image
The best games for Microsoft's gaming consoles.
Astro's Playroom Game Poster Image
The standout games for this Sony console.
Jupiter Hell Game Poster Image
These are the games that teens will be looking for this year.
Angry Birds VR: isle of Pigs Game Poster Image
These are the new games your little ones will want for this year.
The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 6 Book Poster Image
A sampling of the hottest new releases.
Black Is a Rainbow Color Book Poster Image
Check out these hot new releases for kids 2–12.
Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise Game Poster Image
Kid-friendly new releases for Switch, PS4, and more.
Chasing Lucky Book Poster Image
Check here for the latest YA titles for your teen.
Immortals Fenyx Rising Game Poster Image
The latest games for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and more.