Starting in August, several blockbuster movies based on popular teen books will be released in theaters. So if you’re looking for a fun way to spend your summer days, check out some of the following teen books before they hit the big screen.
Movie adaptations coming to a theater near you:
The Book: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon’s son is an honor or a cruel joke.
Book 2 of Percy Jackson and the Olympians
The Movie: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – Release Date of August 7
The Book: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, 15-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
The Movie: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Release Date of August 23
The Book: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
The Movie: The Seventh Son – Release Date of October 18
The Book: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
The Movie: Ender’s Game – Release Date of November 1
The Book: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.
The Movie: Catching Fire – Release Date of November 22
For a list of more books that have recently been turned to movies recently, click here.
If you’re curious about what might become a movie in the next year or so, check out this article from the School Library Journal.
Posted by: Tiffany