Have You Read a Good Movie Lately?

By: Barrett, Judi.
In the land of Chewandswallow, meals rain from the sky three times a day, but when the weather goes awry meals come down at the wrong times, in the wrong amounts, and in the wrong places
By: Black, Holly.
When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences.
By: Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
Alice falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
By: Cleary, Beverly.
Confronting good times and bad times during her third-grade year, Ramona Quimby rediscovers the strength and durability of her loving family.
By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
By: Cowell, Cressida.
Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
By: Dahl, Roald
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
By: DiCamillo, Kate.
An illustrated fairy tale tells the adventures of Despereaux Tilling the mouse and his two associates, Roscuro the rat and Miggery Sow, who happen upon a journey together to a castle where their destiny awaits.
By: DuPrau, Jeanne.
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina finds part of an ancient message that she is sure holds a secret to save her underground city from ruin, but Lina and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever.
By: Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
By: Hergé, 1907-1983
Tintin, a young reporter, and his dog Snowy journey around the world, and even to the Moon, seeking adventure and solving mysteries
By: Kinney, Jeff.
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
By: Lasky, Kathryn.
When Soren, a barn owl, arrives at St. Aggie's, a mysterious school for orphaned owls, he suspects that there is more to the school than meets the eye and with his new friend, a clever female elf owl named Gylfie, they embark on a perilous journey to save all owls from the danger that lurks at St. Aggie's.
By: Levine, Gail Carson.
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her
By: Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
By: Mass, Wendy.
Just before his thirteenth birthday, Jeremy Fink receives a keyless locked box--set aside by his father before his death five years earlier--that purportedly contains the meaning of life.
By: Orr, Wendy.
Nim loves her island home and the animals she shares it with even while her scientist father is away doing research, but trouble is on the way and a new e-mail friend could be the only one who can help.
By: Paterson, Katherine.
Jess Aarons gains the strength to cope with unexpected tragedy by going to a secret kingdom in the woods invented by Leslie Burke, a newcomer to his rural Virginia community
By: Rowling, J. K.
A winner of England's National Book Award, the acclaimed debut novel tells the outrageously funny, fantastic adventure story of Harry Potter, who escapes a hideous foster home thanks to a scholarship to The Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
By: Sachar, Louis, 1954-
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
By: Selznick, Brian.
Living in the walls of a busy Paris train station in 1931, clock keeper and orphan Hugo Cabret must constantly work to keep his secrets safe, but when an inquisitive girl and an old man who owns a toy store begin probing, he must do all he can to keep them at a safe distance.
By: Sendak, Maurice.
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king
By: Snicket, Lemony.
After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.
By: White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him
By: Thompson, Kay, 1909-1998.
Complete with a sixteen-page scrapbook, this colorfully illustrated book with new photos and memorabilia provides a comprehensive collection of drawings and writings from the original "Eloise" works.