14-year-old Arrietty (voice by Bridgit Mendler) is a Borrower in the movie The Secret World of Arrietty
, based on the book The Borrowers
. Arrietty and her parents are tiny people who live in a home under the floor boards of a human house and borrow things from humans in order to survive. Arrietty is a bold and brave girl who befriends a human boy named Shawn and helps him realize that he has more control over fate than he though.