This year’s Academy Awards ceremony is on Sunday, February 24th and many of the movie nominees are based on books!
The quirky dark comedy Silver Linings Playbook is based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quick.
The musical Les Miserables is based on the Broadway smash hit adapted from the classic novel by Victor Hugo.
The moving adventure movie Life of Pi is based on the bestselling novel by Yann Martel.
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!