YA Books Made Into Movies


*These books have been selected for teens. The titles on this book list contain a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage parents to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. Please check our catalog to see which books are available. This is not an exhaustive list of every YA title made into a movie.*

5th Wave by Richard Yancey

Beastly by Alex Flinn

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Before I fall, Lauren Oliver

Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Derby Girl by Shauna Cross (Movie titled, “Whip it”)

Divergent; Insurgent; Allegiant by Veronica Roth

DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

​Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon

Fantastic Beasts and where to find them by J.K. Rowling

Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Giver by Lois Lowry

Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney (Movie titled, “Seventh Son”)

Lightning Thief; The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

Maze Runner; The Scorch Trials; Death Cure by James Dashner

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children by Ransom Riggs

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Nerve, Jeanne Ryan

Nick and Norah’s infinite playlist by Rachel Cohn

Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Paper Towns by John Green

Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Ready Player One, Ernest Cline

Shadowhunters series by Cassandra Clare–TV show

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (Movie titled, “Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker”)

Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Why we broke up, Daniel Handler



All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven - 2017

Between shades of gray by Ruta Sepetys (Movie titled, “Ashes in the Snow”) - 2016

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – In development

Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir - 2017

Fallen by Lauren Kate 

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick - Channing Tatum to direct, In Development

Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray – In development

I’ll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson – Optioned

​Illuminae by Amie Kaufman - Brad Pitt set to produce

Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa – Optioned since 2012

Legend by Marie Lu

Let it snow by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green – 2016, Filming in Michigan

 Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne – In development

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard – Elizabeth Banks to direct, In development

Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater - Optioned

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo – Film rights sold to Universal Pictures

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi – TV show

Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson - In Development

Sorta like a Rockstar by Matthew Quick - In Development

Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith - In Development

The Diviners by Libba Bray – Rights purchased by Paramount Pictures

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr - Optioned



updated: 6/2/16