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2018 Kids' Books to Screen

    A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L'Engle

    Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

    CHILDREN FICTION L'Engle, M.    
    Peter Rabbit

    Peter Rabbit - Beatrix Potter

    Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.

    BOARD BOOK Potter, B.    
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Dr. Seuss

    The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway. Could Christmas be more than presents?

    PICTURE BOOK Seuss, D.
    The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling

    PICTURE BOOK Driscoll, L.
    Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins - P. L. Travers

    An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind with her parrot-headed umbrella and magic carpetbag and introduces her charges, Jane and Michael, to some delightful people and experiences.

    The Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker - E.T.A. Hoffmann

    After hearing how her toy nutcracker got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and changes him into a handsome prince.

    CHILDREN FICTION Hoffmann, E.    
    The War with Grandpa

    The War with Grandpa - Robert Kimmel Smith

    Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves right into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs. Peter loves his grandpa but wants his room back. He has no choice but to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even.

    Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

    Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them - Newt Scamander

    Offers alphabetically arranged entries detailing the characteristics of such mythical beasts as hippogriffs, blast-ended skrewts, dragons, and unicorns.

    Little Women

    Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

    Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in mid-nineteenth-century New England.

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