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Books Made Into Movies

Fiction and nonfiction books made into movies, miniseries, television shows, or documentary films.

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
by Jonas Jonasson

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by Mark Twain

All the President’s Men
by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

Angela’s Ashes
by Frank McCourt

Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest
by Stephen Ambrose

Becoming Jane Austen
by Jon Spence

Bee Season
by Myla Goldberg

Beowulf: An Imitative Translation
by Ruth P.M. Lehmann

The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler

The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
by John Boyne

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
by Jennifer Worth

by Joanne Harris

The Chosen
by Chaim Potok

Cold Mountain
by Charles Frazier

Cold Sassy Tree – Leaving Cold Sassy
by Olive Ann Burns

Cry, the Beloved Country
by Alan Paton

The Day of the Jackal
by Frederick Forsyth

by Veronica Roth

The Dovekeepers: A Novel
by Alice Hoffman

by Bram Stoker

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
by Elizabeth Gilbert

The End of the Affair
by Graham Greene

by Robert Harris

Farewell, My Lovely
by Raymond Chandler

A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway

by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein [for kids]
by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein: The Graphic Novel
by Mary Shelley

The Giver
by Lois Lowry

Gone with the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell

The Handmaid’s Tale
by Margaret Atwood

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Margot Lee Shetterly

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman

Like Water for Chocolate
by Laura Esquivel

A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman

A Monster Calls
by Patrick Ness

Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens

Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass
by Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen]

Paper Towns
by John Green

Practical Magic
by Alice Hoffman

Rabbit-Proof Fence
by Doris Pilkington

Rocket Boys: A Memoir
by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.

Still Alice
by Lisa Genova

by Gordon Korman

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
by Temple Grandin

Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
by John Le Carré

A Town Like Alice
by Nevil Shute

by Robyn Davidson

Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring
by Alexander Rose

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
by Cheryl Strayed

by R.J. Palacio