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.
By Scholastic Parents Staff
Jan 26, 2018



Jan 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:





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 

by Chris Wooding 


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