Movies Based off Books

Anne of Green Gables / rated G

This is the adventurous story of Anne Shirley, a young orphan is mistakenly sent to live with two siblings in their fifties and sixties after a childhood spent in strangers' homes and orphanages. Based on the book by L.M. Montgomery

Because of Winn Dixie / rated PG

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie. Based on the book by Kate Dicamillo.

The Black Cauldron / rated PG

Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper is on a hero's quest, joined by a comic cast of supporting characters. Based on the Chronicles of Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander

Bridge to Terabithia / rated PG

Tired of being bullied at school and neglected at home, Jess Aarons and Leslie Burke escape into the woods, where Leslie opens Jess's mind to the amazing kingdom of Terabithia and the magic of friendship. Based on the book by Katherine Paterson.

Charlotte’s Web / rated G

Charlotte's Web is the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur -- and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn. Based on the book by E.B. White.

Coraline / rated PG

Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own. Based on the book by Neil Gaiman

The Great Mouse Detective / rated G

Basil--famous sleuth of mousedom--lived in the cellar of Sherlock Holmes' house. Based on the book Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus

Harriet the Spy / rated PG

Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret notebook, but when some of the students read the notebook, they seek revenge. Based on the book by Louise Fitzhugh.

Home / rated PG

A lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time. Based on the book The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex.

Hoot / rated PG

A larger-than-life story of three kids must learn to think big and break some rules when  a housing development threatens a fragile species of owls. Based on the book by Carl Hiaasen.

How to Eat Fried Worms / rated PG

On his first day at a new school, eleven-year-old Billy goes up against the school bully in a challenge that ends up with a total gross-out eat 10 worms in one day. Based on the book by Thomas Rockwell.

Hugo / rated PG

This film tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. Based on the book The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.

Mary Poppins / rated G

Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who, with her magical umbrella, flies into the lives of a proper, upper crust Edwardian English banker and his two children. Based on the book by P.L. Travers.

Mr. Poppers Penguins / rated PG

Tom Popper, a successful businessman, is clueless when it comes to the important things in life, until he inherits six penguins, each with its own unique personality. Based on the book by Richard Atwater.

Ramona and Beezus / rated G

Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Based on the books Ramona and her Father and Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary.

The Secret World of Arietty / rated G

In a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. Based on the book The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

Tale of Despereaux / rated G

Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo.