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8 Young Adult Books That Should Be Movies (And Who Should Star in Them)

John Green isn’t the only writer whose stories deserve a big screen adaptation

With the announcement that Rainbow Rowell’s beloved young adult novel Eleanor and Park will be adapted for film, directly following the news that John Green’s Paper Towns is also headed to the big screen, here are TIME’s recommendations for 8 other YA books worthy of a screenplay — plus, just for fun, the actors who would be perfect in the starring roles.

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