These are random thoughts about children’s books and special pages about the connection between books and movies and other special topics.

Books By Decade

All of the books and series on this site, sorted by the decade of publication.

Books By State

A list of books that take place in different states in the United States.

Books by Country

A list of books that take place in different countries


This is a list of books that read somewhat like fantasy or fairy tales, but no actual magic occurs or fantasy elements are left vague.

Pseudo-Ghost Stories

A list of books that are somewhat spooky or scary but do not have real ghosts (think Scooby-Doo-like stories).  Most fall under the category of mystery, but not all.

Books for Boys

Books with interesting boy characters.

Disney Movies from Books

A list of Disney movies that were based on books.

Other Movies from Children’s Books

Disney isn’t the only company that has used books for inspiration for movies.

Books That Should Be Movies

Books that I wish would be made into movies.

My Requests

Books that I halfway remember but not completely.  If anyone else recognizes them, please let me know what they are!

Site Stats

As of 8/19/2017:

Oldest Book by Original Publishing Date: Abigail (1938)

Oldest Book by Printing Date: The Plain Princess (1945)

Book with the Most Views: Key to the Treasure (21)

Series with the Most Views: Liza, Bill, and Jed Mysteries

Book with the Most Likes: Mystery on the Isle of Skye (12)

Book with the Most Comments: Mystery of the Black-Magic Cave