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    Good Books Made Into Movies
    It's amazing the number of children's books
    which have been made into movies...
    Here are just a few... 
    If you haven't read these books yet,
    read them and enjoy! 
    (The book is almost always better than the movie :) 
     Picture Books:
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss 
     Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
    The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
     Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
     Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
    Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg 
     Shrek by William Steig
     Rapunzel by Paul Zelinsky
    (made into the movie "Tangled")
    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
    (The book is WAY better than the movie!)
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl 
     Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
     Mr. Popper's Penguins by Frank Atwater
     Holes by Louis Sachar
    Hoot by Carl Hiassen 
    Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan 
     Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
    Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snickett
     Guardians of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Laskey
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
    (series of 9 books and 4 movies so far)
    Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo 
     And of course...All seven Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling
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