For this year's Family Literacy Day contest, we asked you, our members, your opinions on book-to-screen adaptations. And you did not disappoint! We've divided all your answers into three categories: Best Adaptations, Worst Adaptations, and Wished for Adaptations.

Best Adaptations:

Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding (we're sensing a theme here...)
Harry Potter (particularly the first 4 movies), by J.K. Rowling
The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins
Room, by Emma Donoghue
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes
Still Alice, by Lisa Genova
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

Worst Adaptations:

The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, by E.L. James
The Shopaholic movie, based on books by Sophie Kinsella
Wicked, based on the book by Jennifer L. Armentrout
My Sister's Keeper, by Jodi Picoult
One for the Money, by Janet Evanovich
Pet Sematary, by Stephen King

Wished for Adaptations:

Walking in Two Worlds, by Wab Kinew
Anything by author Ann Rule
The Bad Guys series, by Aaron Blabey
The Bridgerton novels by Julia Quinn (great news, Bridgeton is a series on Netflix now!)
The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
Anything by Anne McCaffrey (Dragonriders of Pern series, Catteni series, Brainship series, Tower series)


Congratulations to our winners:

Sabrina M.
Liz R.
Nola S.
Melanie K.
Sara L.

Winning entries were drawn at random and all winners have been notified.

Thank you to all who participated. We can't wait to plan next year's contest.

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