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Poll: Favorite film based on a Newberry Medal-winning book?

The new movie The Giver is based on Lois Lowry's 1993 Newberry Medal-winning book of the same name. Per Wiki: The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award is given to the author of "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." Which of these big-screen adaptations from a Newberry Medal-winning book is your favorite?

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    Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

    based on Katherine Paterson's book of the same name
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    Doctor Dolittle (1967)

    based on Hugh Lofting's book The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
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    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973)

    based on E.L. Konigsburg's book of the same name
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    Holes (2003)

    based on Louis Sachar's book of the same name
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    Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)

    based on Scott O'Dell's book of the same name
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    Johnny Tremain (1957)

    based on Esther Forbes' book of the same name
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    King of the Wind (1990)

    based on Marguerite Henry's book of the same name
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    The Secret of NIMH (1982)

    based on Robert C. O'Brien's Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
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    Shiloh (1996)

    based on Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's book of the same name
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    Sounder (1972)

    based on William H. Armstrong's book of the same name
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    The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

    based on Kate DiCamillo's book of the same name

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