Disney Channel Original Movies Based on Books

I don’t care what anyone says, Disney Channel original movies were the They would feature all of our beloved Disney stars and we loved seeing the relatable, often cheesy, stories on screen. Without Disney, what would we have spent our pre-teen Friday nights doing? 

Did you know that some of our favorites are based off of books? No? Well here are some of the Disney Channel original movies that were!

1) Twitches and Twitches Too

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Based on: The T*Witches series by H.B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld 

Twin sister witches who were played by Tia and Tamera Mowry; what was better than this?


2) Avalon High 

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Based on: Avalon High by Meg Cabot

Imagine if King Arthur’s court went to high school…that’s Avalon High


3) The Cheetah Girls 

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Based on: The Cheetah Girls series by Deborah Gregory 

All I can say about this one is YES! My childhood! *breaks out in song*


4) Frenemies 

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Based on: The Frenemies series by Alexa Young

When a web magazine offers a once in a lifetime deal, Avalon and Hailey, two best friends, must compete against one another.


5) A Ring of Endless Light

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Based on: A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle 

The Austins spend their summer on a very small island and Vicky finds herself having to choose between three boys. We can’t forget the dolphins. 


6) Read It and Weep

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Based on: How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller by Julia DeVillers

When Jamie’s personal journal accidentally wins a writing contest and is exposed to the whole school, she has to figure out how to continue surviving high school.


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