After just about three weeks in the box office, the film version of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort has thrilled Young Adult readers nationwide.
Books in Film
Films based on literature tend to be notoriously disappointing, but that doesn’t have to be the case. These 15 cinematic classics are all based on great works of literature. Click the hyperlinked film title to check out the book it was based on; keep in mind that a few of the films have different titles than the books that inspired them! Whether reading or watching, with this list you simply can’t go wrong.
Given that The Book Thief spent over 230 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller List, some may be suprised to see the film hovering at 30th place nationally following its much-hyped opening weekend.