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Description: Dive in to the books that inspired these current films and TV shows. Bookshare updates this list seasonally as new PG and PG-13 shows and films are released.


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Murder on the Orient Express

by Agatha Christie

Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Mountain Between Us

by Charles Martin

From the author of Where the River Ends, comes this page-turning story of love and survival.On a stormy winter night, two strangers wait for a flight at the Salt Lake City airport.

Date Added: 10/31/2017


The Breadwinner (Breadwinner #1)

by Deborah Ellis

Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because Parvana's father has a foreign education, he is arrested by the Taliban.

Date Added: 12/06/2017


Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS.

Date Added: 12/06/2017


Wonderstruck

by Brian Selznick

From Brian Selznick, the creator of the Caldecott Medal winner THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, comes another breathtaking tour de force. Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.

Date Added: 12/06/2017


Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight.

Date Added: 12/06/2017


A Wrinkle in Time (Special Edition)

by Madeleine L'Engle and Lisa Sonne

A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg, her brother, Charles Wallace, and her friend Calvin who wrinkle through time and space to rescue Meg's and Charles's father from captivity on the evil planet of Camazotz.

Date Added: 12/06/2017


Midnight Crossroad (Midnight Texas #1)

by Charlaine Harris

FIRST IN A NEW TRILOGY From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse and her world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a darker locale--populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that's how the locals prefer it.

Date Added: 07/07/2017


The Mist

by Stephen King

Soon to be a television series on Spike TV #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King’s terrifying novella about a town engulfed in a dense, mysterious mist—as humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction…In the wake of a

Date Added: 07/07/2017


The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Book 1)

by Dav Pilkey

George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school - and now they're going to bring him to life!

Date Added: 06/23/2017


The Glass Castle: A Memoir

by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children.

Date Added: 07/07/2017


Wonder

by R. J. Palacio

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Everything, Everything

by Nicola Yoon

If you love Eleanor and Park, Hazel and Augustus, and Mia and Adam, you’ll love the story of Maddy, a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world, and Olly, the boy who moves in next door... and becomes the greatest risk she’s ever taken.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Anne of Green Gables

by L. M. Montgomery

Life is forever changed at Green Gables, a tranquil farm on Canada's Prince Edward Island, with the arrival of a redheaded chatterbox named Anne.

Date Added: 07/07/2017


The Circle

by Dave Eggers

The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, bestselling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story (Movie Tie-in) (Movie Tie-in Editions)

by Diane Ackerman

The movie The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on the New York Times bestselling book, opens March 2017. 1939: the Germans have invaded Poland.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Before I Fall

by Lauren Oliver

What if you had only one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen: Official Companion to the Masterpiece Presentation on PBS

by Daisy Goodwin and Helen Rappaport

Foreword by Daisy Goodwin The official companion to ITV’s hotly anticipated new drama, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England’s greatest monarchs.

Date Added: 07/07/2017


The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1)

by Lemony Snicket and Brett Helquist

Imagine tales so terrible that as many as fifty million innocents have been ruined by them - tales so indelibly horrid that the New York Times bestseller list has been unable to rid itself of them for seven years.

Date Added: 06/23/2017


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

by Margot Lee Shetterly

New York Times BestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P.

Date Added: 07/07/2017



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