So many books being made into movies! I'm not even sure what is the most exciting...


Sarah Dessen coming to Netflix! I'm so very excited about the news that Netflix has optioned three of Dessen's books. Read all about it here.


Mark your calendar now for February 12th! That's the release date for P.S. I Still Love You, the second movie in Jenny Han's trilogy that started with the wildly popular To All The Boys I've Loved Before. Check out the updates here.


Here's a first look at Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx in the movie adaptation of Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson). The young adult adaptation was one of my Top 10 nonfiction picks of 2018 and is a #mustread for everyone, adults included. I cannot wait to see this movie!


One of my favorite picture books of 2019 has a short film! If you went to the Angry Birds movie this summer, it was shown during the previews. Here's a short clip of it on YouTube. LOVE THIS BOOK!




#basedonabook #movie #madeintoamovie #yalit #kidlit #nonfiction #comingsoon #netflix



Every time I see a preview for the movie "Yesterday," all I can think about is how it seems VERY similar to the story in a book I used to book talk with my middle schoolers all the time.


Since the movie is out in theaters now, I thought that this week's 3 on a Theme (+1) would be The Beatles!


The Girl Who Became a Beatle by Greg Taylor. (Grades 6-10)

This is the book that inspired my post today. A girl makes a wish to be as famous as The Beatles. And then wakes up in a world where no one remembers the Beatles except her... and now her band has replaced The Beatles in music history. I vaguely remember this book being "optioned" for a film, so I hope this is the film... and that the author gets credit!


Beatle Meets Destiny by Gabrielle Williams (Grades 8-12)

A teen named John Lennon (nickname Beatle) meets his dream girl: Destiny McCartney. It has to be the perfect match, right?


John Lennon by Elizabeth Partridge (Grades 6-12 & ADULTS)

National Book Award Finalist Partridge's OUTSTANDING biography of John Lennon.


Plus 1: Fab Four Friends by Susanna Reich

If you're looking for a #picturebook biography of the group, this one is it! Perfect introduction for grades 2-5.


#3onatheme #booklist #moviesbasedonbooks #basedonthebook #yalit #kidlit

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