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Books Adapted to Movies for Kids
Posted By:  Cari Hillman
Friday, June 5, 2020

Some of our favorite movies started out as books! Check out both a book and the movie and talk about differences and similarities with your little ones!  

Follow the links below and grab your library card and download or place a hold on the books and/or movies today! Please note, physical items are available for pick up via curbside service at our Middletown, Trenton and West Chester locations or from SmartLockers in Wayne Township and Liberty Center. 

If you are participating in MidPointe's Summer Reading program, don't forget to check off "Adapted into a movie" on your Activity Map

Picture Books 

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
eBook
Movie PG, 1995 

Shrek! By William Steig
eBook
Movie PG, 2010 

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
eBook
Movie PG, 2015 

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
eBook
Movie G, 2005 

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
eBook
Movie PG, 2010 

Kid’s Books 

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
eBook
Movie G, 2009 

Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
eBook
Movie PG, 2012 

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
eBook
Movie PG, 2010 

Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
eBook
Movie G, 1964 

Coraline by Neil Gaiman
eBook
Movie PG, 2009 

Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
eBook
Movie PG, 2004 

Teen

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
eBook
Movie PG-13, 2017 

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn
eBook
Movie PG-13, 2009 

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
eBook
Movie PG-13, 2013 

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
eBook
Movie PG-13, 2016 

The Maze Runner by James Dashner
eBook
Movie PG-13, 2015 



 
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