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Di Novi, Denise

Works: 122 works in 485 publications in 5 languages and 36,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Denise Di Novi
Most widely held works by Denise Di Novi
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 3,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother (Sarandon) who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo (Ryder) who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg (Alvarado); fragile Beth (Danes); and the romantic Amy (Dunst/Mathis). Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventor's sudden death leaves his greatest creation unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love brings together what peer pressure and lifestyles seek to keep apart. Jamie is a straight-laced preacher's daughter and Landon is an unmotivated delinquent. When events thrust him into her world, he begins an unexpected journey he'll never forget
Crazy, stupid, love by John Requa( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father's life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience. With the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort, and in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives
The lucky one by Zac Efron( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive - a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Ramona and Beezus by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: 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
What a girl wants by Dennie Gordon( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American teenager yearns to meet her long-lost father, an influential British politician. Will she be able to remake herself as a proper lady to fit into Dad's button-down world?
Ed Wood by Tim Burton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., the once voted worst movie director of all time. Wood was the auteur behind Glen or Glenda? and Plan 9 from outer space, and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled
Catwoman by Pitof( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young artist is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wildly imaginative tale about a young boy who journeys to wonderous New York City to fulfil a dream! When James spills a pouch of "magic crocodile tongues" in his yard, a giant peach grows overnight. Climbing inside, James is instantly transported into an enchanted world filled with human-like insects including a brash centipede, a matronly ladybug, a cultured grasshopper and a saucy spider. Their magnificent journey across the Atlantic Ocean becomes the thrilling adventure of a lifetime and a welcome escape from James' wicked old aunts!
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter traces a lonely widower who wrote a heart-felt message, placed it in a bottle, and threw it out to sea
Heathers( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school student begins systematically to murder his fellow students
The sisterhood of the traveling pants by Amber Tamblyn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four lifelong friends will be spending their summer separated for the first time. On a shopping trip, the young women find a pair of thrift-shop jeans that fits each of them perfectly and decide to use the pants as a way of keeping in touch over the months ahead. Each one of the friends will wear the jeans for a week to see what luck they bring to her before sending them on to the next. Though miles apart, the four friends still experience life, love and loss together in a summer that they will never forget
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces a warped and deformed individual known as Penguin, who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping Peguin become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. However, earlier, Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, while deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman
The best of me( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today
New York minute by Denise Di Novi( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : One sister is off to New York City for a scholarship competition, the other tags along with the intent to crash a video shoot. Add a truant officer, and a smuggler, and the girls soon realize that a sister can be the best friend of all
Monte Carlo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get ready for an awesome adventure of a lifetime in Monte Carlo! Grace, a high-spirited high school grad, is looking forward to a vacation in Paris with her best friend Emma and stepsister Meg. Just as the girls think their trip is ruined when their hyperactive tour guide leaves them behind, Grace is mistaken for a wealthy socialite and the trio is whisked away to Monte Carlo for a thrilling week of glitz, glam, and unforgettable fun
Lucky you by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pro gambler Huck Cheever meets irresistible Billie Offer. He learns to treat love the way he treats cards: trusting his heart instead of his head. Meanwhile, he scrambles to raise the $10K entry fee for the glittery, high-roller World Series of Poker, even though, or maybe because, the tournament may pit him against his estranged father
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Nights in Rodanthe
Alternative Names
DiNovi, Denise

Novi, Denise Di.

English (278)

Spanish (6)

German (4)

Italian (4)

French (2)

Edward ScissorhandsA walk to rememberNights in RodantheTim Burton's The nightmare before ChristmasWhat a girl wantsEd WoodCatwomanJames and the giant peach