March 18, 2009

Book-to-Movie Chat Recap

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Last Saturday, we hosted a lively chat about book-to-movie adaptations. Boy, STACKS users are way passionate about books and movies! We covered a lot in just one hour! (Okay, we ran a teensy bit longer than scheduled.)

Movies/Books Mentioned During the Chat:

  • Call of the Wild
  • Chronicles of Narnia
  • City of Ember
  • Coraline
  • Ella Enchanted
  • The Golden Compass
  • Harry Potter (of course)
  • Holes
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • The Hunger Games
  • Inkheart
  • A Little Princess
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Never Ending Story
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • Thief Lord
  • Twilight
  • The Wizard of Oz

Kids also thought these books should be made into movies. (Take note, Hollywood!) Which book or series do you think should be made into a movie first?

Discuss the results in the Comments!

— Nancy, STACKS Staffer

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  1. Rachel

    YOU PPL WHO R ON DA FIRST TWILIGHT BOOK WELL IF UR YOUNG LIKE 8 OR UNDER THANN DONT CONTINUE READIN IT UNTIL BREAKING DAWN BECAUSE IT’S A LITTLE BIT NoT aPpRoPrIaTe FoR iT lItTlE ChIlDrEn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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  2. littlerat

    i love the sieres of book’s from lemoney snicket i love him he’s the best author ever [i'am on the 9th book ] [there's 13teen]
    love little rat
    :}:{:}:{:}:{:}:{:}::}:{:}:{
    p.s. rock’en roll!!!

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  3. EmilyM089

    I really hope that they make a Thirty Nine Clues (its a series) into a movie. Wouldn’t that be just AWESOME?

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  4. harry potter fan 1

    omg!have you seen coraline? it was so cool but i hate the other mother i can`t believe she trapped all those kids and took their souls and took out their eyes and sowed in buttons evil witch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. harry potter fan 1

    i am so mad at my mom for not letting me see the movie twilight but my cousin in new york said she would see if she could get her hands on the dvd so i hope a miracle happens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. Nancy, STACKS Staffer

    @Nirvanna: In CALIFORNIA it would be from 1-3 PM on Saturday. The next one is at the same time, on Saturday April 11th! =D

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  7. eliza101

    i soooo think the name of this book is secret should have won cuz its such a AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. kate

    Perct jackson are the best books in the world. plus, I know the current offical date the movie comes out. it’s Feb. 12 2010!!!!

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