Books to Movies

This is a page for posting information about YA books made into movies. Dates and links are to IMDB

Andrews, Jesse. Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl (Abrams 2012) 20th Century Fox, 2015
Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (David Fickling 2006) Heyday Films, June 2008 UK.
Brashares, Ann. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Random House 2003) Alloy Entertainment, 2005.
Brashares, Ann. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (Random House 2007) Alloy Entertainment, 2008.
Cabot, Meg. Princess Dairies (Harper Teen 2000) Walt Disney Pictures, 2001.
Card, Orson Scott. Ender’s Game (T. Doherty 1985) Chartoff Productions, 2008.
Clare, Cassandrea. Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. (Simon and Schuster 2007) Sony Pictures, 2013
Cohn, Rachel & Levithan, David. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Knopf 2006) Depth of Field, October 2008.
Collins, Suzanne. Hunger Games (Scholastic 2008) Lionsgate, 2012
Collins, Suzanne. Catching Fire (Scholastic 2009) Lionsgate, 2013
Collins, Suzanne. Mockingjay Part 1 and Mockingjay Part 2 (Scholastic 2010) Lionsgate 2014, 2015
Cormier, Robert. Tenderness (Delacorte 1997) GreeneStreet, 2008. Cormier, Robert. Tenderness (Delacorte 1997) GreeneStreet, 2008.
Dashner, James. Maze Runner (Random House 2009) 20th Century Fox, 2014
Dasher, James. Scorch Trials (Random House 2010) 20th Century Fox, 2015
Delaney, Joseph. Revenge of the Witch (Harper teen 2006) Universal Studios, 2015.
DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Spiderwick Chronicles (Field Guide, Simon & Schuster 2003) Kennedy/Marshall, February 2008. Movie trailer. Review at Horn Book.
DuPrau, Jeanne. City of Ember (Random House 2003) Playtone, October 2008.
Flinn, Alex. Beastly (Harper Teen 2011) CBS Films, 2011.
Foreman, Gayle. If I Stay (Penguin 2009) Warner Brothers, 2014.
Funke, Cornelia. Inkheart (Scholastic 2003) New Line Cinema, April 2008. Movie trailer.
Gaiman, Neil. Coraline (HarperCollins 2002) Laika Entertainment, 2009. Movie trailer from Cineplex. Gaiman, Neil. Coraline (HarperCollins 2002) Laika Entertainment, 2009. Movie trailer from Cineplex.
Gaiman, Neil. Stardust (DC Comics 1997) Di Bonaventura Pictures, 2007. Movie trailer from Screenplay, Inc.
Garcia, Kami and Margaret Stohl. Beautiful Creatures. (Little Brown 2009) Warner Bros, 2013.
Green, John and Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle Let it Snow (Penguin 2008) 2016
Green, John. Looking for Alaska. (Penguin 2005) Paramount Pictures, 2016.
Green, John. Paper Towns (Penguin 2008) Fox 2000 Pictures, 2015.
Green, John. The Fault in Our Stars (Penguin 2012) Fox 2000 Pictures, 2014.
Horowitz, Anthony. Stormbreaker (Penguin 2001) MGM, 2006.
Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Amulet 2007) Color Force, 2010. Greg Heffly to be played by Zachary Gordon.
Lowery, Lois. The Giver (HMH 1993) Walden Media, 2014.
Mead, Richelle. Vampire Academy (Penguin 2007) Angry Films, 2014
Lore, Pittacus. I am Number Four (HarperCollins 2010) Dreamworks Pictures, 2011.
Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight (Little Brown 2005) Maverick Films, November 28, 2008. The cast.
Wendy. Nim’s Island (Knopf 2001) Film Farm, April 2008. Movie trailer.
Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. (Random House 2003) Fox 2000 Pictures, 2006.
Patterson, James. Maximum Ride (Little, Brown 2005) Warner Brothers, 2008. Trailer.
Pratchett, Terry. The Wee Free Men (HarperCollins 2003) 2010.
Pullman, Philip. Golden Compass (Knopf 1996) New Line Cinema, December 2007. Movie trailers.
Rennison, Louise. Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging. (HarperCollins 2001) Paramount, 2008.
Riordan, Rick. The Lightning Thief (Hyperion 2005) 2009.
Riordan, Rick. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Hyperion 2006) Fox 2000 Pictures, 2013
Roth, Veronica. Divergent. (Harper Teen 2011) Summit Entertainment, 2014
Roth, Veronica. Insurgent. (Harper Teen 2012) Summit Entertainment, 2015
Roth, Veronica. Allegiant. (Harper teen 2013) Summit Entertainment, 2016
Roth, Veronica. Ascendant (Allegiant part 2) (Harper teen 2013) Summit Entertainment, 2017
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Scholastic 2005) Warner Brothers, November 21, 2008.
Sebold, Alice. The Lovely Bones (Little, Brown 2002) December, 2009.
Shan, Darren. Cirque du Freak (Little Brown 2001) Donners Company, 2008.
Sparks, Nicholas. Longest Ride (Grand Central Publishing 2013) Fox 2000 Pictures, 2015
Van Draanen, Wendelin. Flipped (Knopf 2001) East of Doheny, 2008.
Vizzini, Ned. It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Disney-Hyperion 2007) Focus Features, 2010.
Westerfeld, Scott. Uglies (Simon Pulse 2005) Davis Entertainment, 2008.
Yancy, Rick. 5th Wave (Penguin 2013) Columbia Pictures, 2016.

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5 thoughts on “Books to Movies

    jennifer said:
    February 21, 2008 at 3:59 pm

    Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight , http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1099212/, Dec 2008

    Claudette said:
    February 21, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    Wow, I didn’t realize how many of these books were going to be movies. Great job Linda! Also, Jennifer I clicked on your link for Twilight but was unable to view it.

    jennifer said:
    February 25, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    i just heard that Jennifer Lynne Barnes new series the Squad has been optioned (for a tv series) and Percy Jackson *might* be hitting the big screen in November 09

    jennifer said:
    February 27, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    here’s another website, that has other books (not just YA) listed
    http://offprint.wordpress.com/books-into-movies/

    Mary said:
    March 18, 2008 at 8:21 pm

    Great list. Thanks for posting.

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