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You Are (Not) Small

You Are (Not) Small

by Anna Kang, Christopher Weyant (Illustrator)

Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all! The simple text of Anna Kang and bold illustrations of "New... Read More

H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

by Helen MacDonald

This is longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize. 'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and... Read More

1984

1984 (1950)

by George Orwell

George Orwell's novel about the perils of totalitarian rule remains relevant more than 60 years after its 1949 publication. 1984 paints the bleak picture of a society in which all information is... Read More

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

directed by Mel Stuart
featuring Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Aubrey Woods

Promoted as a family musical by Paramount Pictures, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is more of a black comedy, perversely faithful to the spirit of Roald Dahl's original book Charlie and the... Read More

The Blind Side

The Blind Side (2009)

directed by John Lee Hancock
featuring Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins

Taken in by a well-to-do family and offered a second chance at life, a homeless teen grows to become the star athlete projected to be the first pick at the NFL draft in this sports-themed comedy... Read More