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Children’s Books That Hit the Big Screen

And, action! Check out this hand-curated list of perfect page to screen titles from Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey -- great for all ages.
on January 26, 2018
 

In the newest installment of our Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey shared the best page-to-screen reads for your young reader. If you're looking for best book companions for your child's favorite movie, take a look at her picks below. 

You can also watch the Live Chat here:

 

 

 


Preschool


Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

 

Clifford Collection by Norman Bridwell

 

Shrek by William Steig


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg


Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett



Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

 

3rd - 5th Grade

LEGO Ninjago Movie: Lord Garmadon's Guide to World Domination by Meredith Rusu

 


Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney


A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond


Middle School

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling


Holes by Louis Sachar


High School

Every Day by David Levithan


The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

 

Maze Runner: The Death Cure by James Dashner


Deimosa’s Favorite


This Can't Be Happening at MacDonald Hall! (MacDonald Hall, #1) Series by Gordon Korman


The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (Blade Runner) by Philip K. Dick 

Deimosa's Dream Page-to-Screen Pick 


Silver 
by Chris Wooding 

 

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