Books Adapted Into Movies
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse
PICTURE BOOK Barrett, J.
Check out the movie: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
The adventures of a curious little monkey and his friend, the Man in the Yellow Hat.
PICTURE BOOK Rey, H.
Check out the movie: various Curious George movies
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family
CHILDREN FICTION Dahl, R. (MOVING UP)
Check out the movie: Fantastic Mr. Fox
family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water has special properties.
CHILDREN FICTION Babbitt, N.
Check out the movie: Tuck Everlasting
A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the
Yorkshire moors where she discovers an invalid cousin and the
mysteries of a locked garden
CHILDREN FICTION Burnett, F.
Check out the movie: The Secret Garden
Alice falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing character
CHILDREN FICTION Carroll, L.
Check out the movie: Alice in Wonderland
Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon
CHILDREN FICTION Cowell, C.
Check out the movie: How to Train Your Dragon
A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches
, together foil a witches
' plot to destroy the
world's children by turning them into mice.
CHILDREN FICTION Dahl, R.
Check out the movie: The Witches
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of
Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of
her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie
CHILDREN FICTION DiCamillo, K.
Check out the movie:Because of Winn-Dixie
ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.
CHILDREN FICTION Gaiman, N.
Check out the movie: Coraline
coast of Scotland, eight-year-old Kirstie finds a large egg which hatches into an unusual sea creature, and as he grows her family must decide what to do with him.
CHILDREN FICTION King-Smith, D. (Moving Up)
Check out the movie: The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella
struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.
CHILDREN FICTION Levine, G.
Check out the movie: Ella Enchanted
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village
CHILDREN FICTION Lindgren, A.
Check out the movie: The Best of Pippi Longstocking
Ten adventures of Pooh, Eeyore, Tigger, Piglet, Owl, and other friends of Christopher Robin.
CHILDREN FICTION Milne, A.
Check out the movie: The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh
loves her island
home and the animals she shares it with even while her scientist father is away doing research, but trouble is on the way and a new e-mail friend could be the only one who can help.
CHILDREN FICTION Orr, W.
Check out the movie: Nim's Island
Holes - Louis Sachar
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
CHILDREN FICTION Sachar, L.
Check out the movie: Holes
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized
CHILDREN FICTION Selznick, B.
Check out the movie: Hugo
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
CHILDREN FICTION Sewell, A.
Check out the movie: Black Beauty
Miss Bianca, a white mouse of great beauty and self-confidence, travels with the
ambassador's son to Norway on behalf of the
Prisoner's Aid Society in a perilous mission to rescue a poet imprisoned in the
dreadful Black Castle.
CHILDREN FICTION Sharp, M.
Check out the movie:The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under
Heidi - Johanna Spyri
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
CHILDREN FICTION Spyri, J.
Check out the movie: Heidi
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.
CHILDREN FICTION Travers, P.
Check out the movie: Mary Poppins
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