Young adult at the movies

Film adaptations of young adult books allow us to linger in our favorite stories a little bit longer. Lois Lowry's "The Giver" has been adapted into a movie starring newcomers Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush. Thwaites portrays Jonas, the central character, who begins to realize that the utopia he was raised in isn't as perfect as it seems. Here are some of the other titles that went from best-seller to box office.

Film adaptations of young adult books allow us to linger in our favorite stories a little bit longer. Lois Lowry's "The Giver" has been adapted into a movie starring newcomers Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush. Thwaites portrays Jonas, the central character, who begins to realize that the utopia he was raised in isn't as perfect as it seems. Here are some of the other titles that went from best-seller to box office.