10 Movies You Didn’t Know Were YA Books First

We all know Twilight and TFIOS were books first. But there are some notable teen films whose novel origins go unrecognized. How many will you already know?

 

The fact that popular adaptations like Twilight and The Fault in Our Stars were previously books is common knowledge to most. But there are some notable teen films whose novel origins go unrecognized. Out of these 10, how many will you already know?


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1. The DUFF

Book by: Kody Keplinger

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Book release date: September 7, 2010

Move release date: February 20, 2015


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2. NERVE

Book by: Jeanne Ryan

Book release date: September 13, 2012

Move release date: July 27, 2016


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3. The Princess Diaries

Book by: Meg Cabot

Book release date: September 19, 2000

Move release date: July 29, 2001


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4. The Lovely Bones

Book by: Alice Sebold

Book release date: July 3, 2002

Move release date: December 11, 2009


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5. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

Book by: Dyan Sheldon

Book release date: January 1, 1999

Move release date: February 17, 2004


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6. Avalon High

Book by: Meg Cabot

Book release date: December 27, 2005

Move release date: November 12, 2010


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7. Freaky Friday

Book by: Mary Rodgers

Book release date: January 1, 1972

Move release date: August 6, 2003


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8. Warm Bodies

Book by: Isaac Marion

Book release date: October 14, 2010

Move release date: February 1, 2013


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9. The Cheetah Girls

Book by: Deborah Gregory

Book release date: September 1, 1999

Move release date: August 15, 2003


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10. Ella Enchanted

Book by: Gail Carson Levine

Book release date: January 1, 1997

Move release date: April 9, 2004


 

Check out other Bookstacked articles on movie adaptations, like those released in 2015, and ones nominated for awards.

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