Thursday, March 31, 2011

YA Books to Movies list

I neede a list of these, and fabulous librarians, you responded!  So, here it is - use it for displays, booktalking, whatever you can do with an amazing list! 

About a Boy
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (they changed the title for the movie)
Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Blood and Chocolate
Breaking Dawn
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
City of Ember (2008)
Confessions of a Shopaholic
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
Eagle of the Ninth (released as The Eagle)
Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine
Girl, Interrupted, by Susanna Kaysen
Golden Compass
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Holes, by Louis Sachar
How to Deal (based upon 2 of Sarah Dessen's titles, That Summer and Someone Like You)
I am number Four
I Love You Beth Cooper
It’s Kind of a Funny Story
Jane Eyre

Legend of the Guardians : The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Last Song
The Losers
Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
My Sister’s Keeper
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Princess Diaries 1 was based upon a book, but 2 was not.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the world
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Soul Surfer: a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board


Upcoming (either the film rights have been bought, are in pre-production or post-production):

Hugo Cabret
Hunger Games
Maze Runner
Mortal Instruments
If I Stay
Wicked Lovely

Perks of Being a Wallflower
Thirteen Reasons Why

tv series:
Pretty Little Liars
Vampire Diaries

You may want to check out Mid-Continent Library's website Based on the Book:

Before they were movies bibliography:

1 comment:

Reni Valentine said...

Blake Nelson's "Girl" was one of my favourites in the YA genre as a teen and it was adapted into a film with Dominique Swain and Sean Patrick Leonard (that I can't bring myself to watch). As far as I know, Weetzie Bat can be added to the 'upcoming' list...