This site has a large list of recommended books for young readers, including Where the Wild Things Are. There is an overview of the book, suggested activities and links to more relevant resources to build upon the lesson.
An extensive list of books that may appeal to reluctant readers. It is divided into age groups, from 5 to teens, with plenty of options for each. Each suggestion contains a short overview of the novel, plus links to more information including reviews from young readers.
This book list offers a number of popular ideas for engaging reluctant readers. Many of the suggestions are part of ongoing series (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Unwanteds, etc.), allowing for extra examples if a student enjoys a book. They offer a variety of age ranges, ratings for the books and children's perspectives.
Not all students will respond to fiction, which may be the root of their reluctancy to read. To encourage those who are not interested in fiction, this list of recommended non-fiction books provides ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classroom library.