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Books to Films – Coming Soon So Be Prepared!

The advantage of having a bookstore in the library is when it has a tendency towards brilliance.  Take this recent list the employees of the Schwarzman Building of NYPL came up with.  I can take no credit for this.  It’s just smart stuff (and very useful for my ordering as well).  With mild tweaks on my part:

KIDS

READ the book: Alexander and the No Good Horrible Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, opening in October

READ the book: Here Be Monsters! by Adam Snow

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, called The Boxtrolls, opening in September

READ the book: A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, called Paddington, opening in December)

READ the book: The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, called Home, opening in November

 

Plus, read How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell before the DVD of How to Train Your Dragon 2 hits the shelves in November.

 

TEENS

READ the book: Dracula by Bram Stoker

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, called Dracula Untold, opening in October

READ the book: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, opening in December

READ the book: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, opening in September

READ the book: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

BEFORE YOU SEE the movie, opening in November

Plus, pick up John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, then make plans to catch the DVD when it’s released in mid-September

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Elizabeth Bird About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently New York Public Library's Youth Materials Collections Specialist. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of NYPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.

Comments

  1. I’m very wary of the Alexander movie. It’s hard to make a full length movie from a picture book and this one looks so far from the original story.

    And sadly, Smekday aka Home got pushed back until March of 2015! My staff and I are all very excited about that one but we really wish they had used the amazing Bahni Turpin to voice J Lo-her audiobook narration is fantastic!

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