Books on the Big Screen

City of Ember

By Jeanne DuPrau

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In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
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Coraline

By Neil Gaiman

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Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

By Judi Barrett

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Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.
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Bridge to Terabithia

By Katherine Paterson

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The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
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Aquamarine

By Alice Hoffman

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A love-struck mermaid named Aquamarine supplies adventure and insights to two 12-year-old girls, life-long friends who are spending their last summer together before one of them moves away.
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