It’s Oscar Time!

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This year’s Academy Awards ceremony is on Sunday, February 24th and many of the movie nominees are based on books!

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 The quirky dark comedy Silver Linings  Playbook is based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quick.

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The musical Les Miserables is based on the Broadway smash hit adapted from the classic novel by Victor Hugo.

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The moving adventure movie Life of Pi is based on the bestselling novel by Yann Martel.

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And the historical drama Lincoln is based, in part, on the popular nonfiction study of Abraham Lincoln and his Cabinet titled Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Stop by your local library branch to check out these and other great books that inspired award-winning films!

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