Most widely held works by Walden Media
Savvy by Ingrid Law ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--A magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,693 libraries worldwide
Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
The chronicles of Narnia. Prince Caspian ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,082 libraries worldwide
The four Pevensie children - Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - return to Narnia, only to discover that hundreds of years have passed since they ruled there. Now, crowning himself king, the evil General Miraz has taken charge. The children enlist the help of a heroic mouse called Reepicheep. They set out to find the exiled Prince Caspian, determined to see him rightfully named king.
Bridge to Terabithia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen. It is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him.
Charlotte's web ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,990 libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction.
Waiting for "Superman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
"Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life."--container.
Nim's Island ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island.
The water horse legend of the deep ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence.
Hoot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
Roy Eberhardt is the only child in a family that is constantly relocating for his father's work. At 14, he's once again the new kid, this time in the tiny Florida beach town of Coconut Cove. Predictably, a bully nicknames him "Cowgirl" and proceeds to torture him. Unpredictably, a barefoot blonde boy who runs alongside the school bus every morning fascinates him. Tough-as-nails girl jock Beatrice befriends Roy, helps with the bully, and is revealed as the stepsister of the blonde boy, Mullet. The teens band together, fighting an improbable crusade to protect a group of endangered burrowing owls from being plowed under by a greedy pancake-house magnate. They aren't hindered at all by the hapless construction-site manager, the local Keystone Kop, or the dastardly Mayor.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.
Ramona and Beezus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus.
Chronicles of Narnia. The voyage of the dawn treader ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
When Lucy and Edmund Pensive, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan on a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself!
City of Ember ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness.
Journey to the center of the earth ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Science professor Trevor Anderson's radical theories have tarnished his reputation. While backpacking across Iceland with his nephew Sean, the two find a cave that leads them deep down into the bowels of the planet. They go on a quest to find out what has happened to Trevor's missing brother, also a scientist. Trevor, Sean and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. There, they discover a bizarre landscape filled with terrifying creatures.
Tooth Fairy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Derek Thompson is one of the toughest hockey players around until he's sentenced to one week's hard labor as the world's most unlikely tooth fairy. Even though he must sport frilly wings and learn the magical tricks of the trade from his silver-winged superiors, Derek's determined to do the job HIS way and prove he's got what it takes.
Holes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
El joven Stanley Yelnats se encuentra en el campamiento Lago Verde, donde se sumerge de cabeza en la aventura de su vida debido a una antigua maldición familiar. Él y sus pintorescos compañeros de campamento tienen que cavar un hoyo al día mientras tratan de descubrir el misterio de lo que realmente pasa allí en medio de la nada.
The seeker the dark is rising ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers that he is anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker - a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world.
The question of God Sigmund Freud & C.S. Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the lives and insights of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis through dramatic storytelling and visual recreations, as well as interviews with biographers and historians. Interspersed throughout the film are discussions among a group of seven participants, moderated by Dr. Armand Nicholi, where Freud and Lewis are brought together in a great debate.
Bandslam ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Ultra-popular Charlotte is determined to face-off against her ex at the country's biggest music competition. She just needs a band. Newcomer Will knows more about musicians than anyone. He just needs a friend. And rebel guitar player Sa5m has a wicked voice but needs someone to believe in her. Together, this unlikely trio will take on Bandslam in a way no one thought possible.
Ghosts of the abyss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Travel with a team of scientists, and Bill Paxton, 12,500 feet to the wreckage of the Titanic. Follow two mini robotic cameras as they explore the nooks and crannies of the ship, and experience the breathtaking images of the long ago glamorous ship. Astonishing footage, flawless digital animation, and ghostly re-creations of the ship's final hours are seamlessly combined to orient the viewer at an intersection of tragic past and awe-inspiring present, emphasizing more than ever the sheer scale of Titanic's gargantuan construction.
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