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Updated by Lisa W Hartzell on Jul 03, 2014
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Movies made from YA books

This is a list of movies, some recent and some older, that have been adapted from young adult novels.

The Outsiders based on the YA novel by S.E. Hinton

The Outsiders movie came out in 1983. The book by S.E Hinton was published in 1967 and is still an extremely popular book among teens. For more information about the book or the author go to http://www.sehinton.com/bio.html

I Know What You Did Last Summer based on the novel by Lois Duncan

I Know What You Did Last Summer came out in 1997 and was a hit among teens who had read the book by the same title, written by Lois Duncan in 1973. Visit Lois Duncan's website for more information. http://loisduncan.arquettes.com/

The Princess Diaries based on the series by Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries which came out in 2001 and the sequel were based on the popular teen series, The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot. The movies starred Anne Hathaway and jumpstarted her film career. To learn more about the books series or about the author, visit http://www.megcabot.com/

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone based on the novel by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and all the subsequent movies made stars of Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson and brought joy to fans of the book series. For more about the magical world of Harry Potter, visit http://www.jkrowling.com/

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen by Dyan Sheldon

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen based on the book by Dyan Sheldon. Starring Lindsey Lohan before she went the way of so many child stars. You can find more about Dyan Sheldon and her other books by visiting her websithttp://www.dyansheldon.co.uk/

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, based on the novel by Ann Brashares

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants was already a popular series among teen girls. Ann Brashares wrote the series and a group of friends and a magical pair of jeans. Find out more about the book series and other books by Brashares at http://www.randomhouse.com/teens/annbrashares/

Eragon based on the novel by Christopher Paolini

Eragon came out after the book series became extremely popular, especially among teen boys. Maybe that was because Paolini was just a teenager himself when he wrote Eragon. Learn more about Paolini and his popular series at http://www.alagaesia.com/

Holes based on the novel by Louis Sachar

Holes was a popular book by author Louis Sachar and was made into a successful movie, which introduced us to Shia Lebeouf. Louis Sachar has written many other books for children and for teens. Learn more at http://www.louissachar.com/

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist based on the novel by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist is based on the popular young adult book of the same title, written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. Both authors have popular novels by themselves, but their collaborations are wonderful. Check them out at http://www.rachelcohn.com/
and http://davidlevithan.com/

Inkheart based on the novel by Cornelia Funke

Inkheart was the first of a series written by Cornelia Funke. Learn more about Funke and her series as well as her other works. http://www.corneliafunke.com/

Twilight based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer

The Twilight series sparked a huge following and also spawned a lot of read-alikes as vampire mania swept the reading world. The movies helped keep the craze going. Find out more about the author and her best selling series at http://www.corneliafunke.com/

The Perks of Being a Wallflower based on the novel by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is always checked out at my library. It is a popular book among the teens and the movie was just as popular. Find out more at http://authors.simonandschuster.com/stephen-chbosky/1843916

The Hunger Games based on the series by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games is another series that sparked a craze of dystopian literature that young people love reading. The popular series has two movies released and a third on the way. Collins has written books for children of all ages. Check her out at http://www.suzannecollinsbooks.com/

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones based on the novel by Cassandra Clare

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones first of the popular YA series by Cassandra Clare. Find out more about the series and about the author at http://www.cassandraclare.com/

The Book Thief by Martin Zusak

The Book Thief is a popular historical fiction book depicting life during WW2 and the Holocaust. Fans of the book eagerly awaited the film version.
Find out more about the author and his works at http://www.randomhouse.com/features/markuszusak/

Ender's Game based on the novel by Orson Scott Card

Card's popular book for teens was finally made into a movie. The book has been popular for years. All 4 of boys have read it at some point. Learn more about the author, who lives in Greensboro, NC at http://www.hatrack.com/

Beautiful Creatures based on the book series by Kami Garcia

Beautiful Creatures is first book in a series by Kami Garcia dealing with another popular teen genre: the supernatural. To find out more about Garcia and her best-selling books visit http://www.kamigarcia.com/

Vampire Academy based on the series by Richelle Mead

Vampire Academy is a popular book series by Richelle Mead. The vampire craze has died down, although supernatural characters are still popular.
Visit http://www.penguin.com/static/packages/us/yreaders/vampireacademy/home.php to learn more.

Divergent based on the novel by Veronica Roth

Divergent is another entry in the dystopian world, which is a popular genre among teens. Check out the bestselling series and learn more about the author at http://veronicarothbooks.blogspot.com/

The Fault in Our Stars is based on the popular book by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars is a novel written by popular author John Green, who has written several novels that can be classified as realistic fiction. Check out John Green and learn about his other titles at http://johngreenbooks.com/

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire based on the YA novel by Suzanne Collins

The second novel in Suzanne Collins bestselling trilogy was a huge success at the box office, thanks to star, Jennifer Lawrence.
FOr more information about Collins and her books check her out at http://www.suzannecollinsbooks.com/