Thursday, May 27, 2010

Children's Books from New York Times for Week of May 23, 2010

Sunday New York Times List of Children's Books for Week of May 23, 2010


Here is the link to the entire list of New York Times Children's Books for the week of May 23, 2010

Which book debuted this week as number one on the Picture Book list? Scroll down and find the answer..:))

Which book(s) have been on this list for the longest period of time? Is is Twilight Saga or the Book Thief? You will have to scroll down and peruse this list!

Until the next time!

Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A children's book a day, keeps the scary monster away!


Here is the entire list of New York Times Children's Books for the week of May 23, 2010

This Week
Weeks on List
1STAR WARS, by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $14.95.) Action scenes are set in motion when you turn a page. (Ages 8 and up)1
2LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)21
3THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6)28
4THE SANDWICH SWAP, by Queen Rania of Jordan with Kelly DiPucchio. Illustrated by Tricia Tusa. (Disney-Hyperion, $16.99.) Breaking bread, whatever’s in between, leads to understanding. (Ages 3 to 7)3
5MARLEY AND THE KITTENS, by John Grogan. Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) Dog plus cats means bedlam. (Ages 3 to 6)2
6POET EXTRAORDINAIRE!, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins, $12.99.) Fancy Nancy turns to rhyme. (Ages 4 to 8)10
7THE QUIET BOOK, by Deborah Underwood. Illustrated by Renata Liwska. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $12.95.) Animal friends experience the numerous shades of quiet. (Ages 3 to 5)4
8INSTRUCTIONS, by Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Charles Vess. (Harper/HarperCollins, $14.99.) Wisdom for surviving life’s journey. (All ages)3
9THE CURIOUS GARDEN, written and illustrated by Peter Brown. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A boy named Liam nurtures a straggly garden to vivid fruition. (Ages 4 to 8)23
10PETE THE CAT: I LOVE MY WHITE SHOES, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Well-shod Pete has rainbows on his feet. (Ages 3 to 7)3

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet in a new adventure. (Ages 10 and up)2
2THE CARRIE DIARIES, by Candace Bushnell. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Carrie Bradshaw, years before “Sex and the City.” (Ages 14 and up)3
3THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)88
4CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of "The Hunger Games" returns. (Ages 12 and up)37
5BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF, written and illustrated by Lincoln Peirce. (Harper/HarperCollins, $12.99.) Wherever Nate may go, trouble is never far behind. (Ages 8 to 12)7
6DORK DIARIES, written and illustrated by Rachel Renée Russell. (Aladdin, 12.99.) Reflections of a junior Samuel Pepys of the female variety. (Ages 9 to 13)10
7SPELLS, by Aprilynne Pike. (HarperTeen/HarperCollins, $16.99.) It’s time for major life and love decisions for the young denizens of fairyland. (Ages 12 and up)2
8FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up)23
9THIRTEEN REASONS WHY, by Jay Asher. (Razorbill/Penguin, $16.99.) Before she commits suicide a girl sends explanatory recordings to 13 people. (Ages 14 and up)62
10WHEN YOU REACH ME, by Rebecca Stead. (Wendy Lamb, $15.99.) A sixth-grade girl in New York City begins receiving mysterious notes. (Ages 9 to 12)17

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up)140
2THREE CUPS OF TEA: YOUNG READERS EDITION, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. (Puffin/Penguin, $8.99.) A former climber builds schools in Pakistani and Afghan villages. (Ages 9 to 12)68
3L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land. (Ages 14 and up)19
4IF I STAY, by Gayle Forman. (Speak/Penguin, $8.99.) A young cellist falls into a coma after she suffers an accident. (Ages 12 and up)6
5FANCY NANCY AND THE LATE, LATE, LATE NIGHT, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperFestival/HarperCollins, $3.99.) The celebrity lifestyle leaves Nancy exhausted. (Ages 4 to 8)3
6SCAT, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $8.99.) An eco-mystery, with a dismal swamp and wild characters who are not always what they seem. Excerpt (Ages 9 to 12)3
7THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN, by Sherman Alexie. Illustrated by Ellen Forney. (Little, Brown, $8.99.) A young boy leaves his reservation for an all-white school. (Ages 12 and up)57
8MASTERPIECE, by Elise Broach. Illustrated by Kelly Murphy. (Square Fish, $7.99.) Meet the beetle, whose artwork attracts a human friend. (Ages 12 and up)2
9SAVVY, by Ingrid Law. (Puffin/Penguin, $7.99.) Mibs is about to turn 13, the age at which supernatural abilities are conferred on members of her family. (Ages 9 to 12)7
10LOCK AND KEY, by Sarah Dessen. (Speak/Penguin, $8.99.) A crack appears in a girl’s mask of cynicism. (Ages 12 and up)26

This Week
Weeks on List
1PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Battling mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)149
2DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12)70
3HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up)89
4THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)145
5THE 39 CLUES, by various authors. (Scholastic, hardcover only) A brother and sister travel the world in search of the key to their family’s power. (Ages 9 to 12)45
6HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, by Cressida Cowell. (Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) A smart young Viking named Hiccup and his pet. (Ages 8 to 12)10
7VAMPIRE DIARIES, by L. J. Smith. (HarperTeen/HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school, with a love triangle. (Ages 12 and up)53
8SEEKERS, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Bears, traveling together, seek paradise. (Ages 9 to 12)2
9WARRIORS, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Four clans of cat warriors aspire to meet up with the StarClan. (Ages 10 to 14)86
10MORGANVILLE VAMPIRES, by Rachel Caine. (NAL Jam, paper only) Vampires in town. (Ages 14 and up)7

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