Sunday, June 6, 2010

Children's Books List for New York Times Sunday June 5, 2010


Sunday New York Times Children's Book List 
Week of Sunday June 5, 2010 

Here is the link to the New York Times Children's Book list for the week of June 5, 2010:
There is a new comer to the Picture Book list that debuted at number one. It is Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by the acclaimed novelist John Grisham. There are other books that are new to the list this week. I will let you find them.

1THEODORE BOONE: KID LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Dutton, $16.99.) He''s only 13, but he knows what to do when he encounters a murder case. (Ages 8 to 12)1
 Here is the entire list of New York Times Children's Books for the week of June 5, 2010
This Week
Weeks on List
1LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)23
2LADYBUG GIRL AT THE BEACH, by David Soman and Jacky Davis. Illustrated by David Soman. (Dial, $16.99.) Lulu, a k a Ladybug Girl, is both enthralled and frightened by the sea. (Ages 3 to 5)2
3STAR WARS, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $14.95.) Action scenes are set in motion when you turn a page. (Ages 8 and up)3
4THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6)30
5THE VERY FAIRY PRINCESS, by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Illustrated by Christine Davenier. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) Scabby knees don’t detract from inner sparkle. (Ages 3 to 6)2
6WADDLE!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals in motion, with color. (Ages 4 to 8)35
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)5
8THE 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)4
9INSTRUCTIONS, by Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Charles Vess. (Harper/HarperCollins, $14.99.) Wisdom for surviving life’s journey. (All ages)5
10POET EXTRAORDINAIRE!, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins, $12.99.) Fancy Nancy''s fancy turns to rhyme. (Ages 4 to 8)12

This Week
Weeks on List
1THEODORE BOONE: KID LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Dutton, $16.99.) He''s only 13, but he knows what to do when he encounters a murder case. (Ages 8 to 12)1
2THE 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)4
3INFINITY (CHRONICLES OF NICK), by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s Griffin, $17.99.) Zombies and werewolves and brain-eating demons complicate academic life. (Ages 12 and up)1
4THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)90
5CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of "The Hunger Games" returns. (Ages 12 and up)39
6THE CARRIE DIARIES, by Candace Bushnell. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Carrie Bradshaw, years before “Sex and the City.” (Ages 14 and up)5
7BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF, written and illustrated by Lincoln Peirce. (Harper/HarperCollins, $12.99.) Where Nate goes, trouble follows. (Ages 8 to 12)9
8DORK 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)12
9FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up)25
10EARLY TO DEATH, EARLY TO RISE, by Kim Harrison. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) A slain girl who managed to retain a body works to change the system. (Ages 14 and up)1

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)142
2PINKALICIOUS AND THE PINK DRINK, written and illustrated by Victoria Kann. (Harper Festival/HarperCollins, $3.99.) The color pink meets lemonade in a series of experiments. (Ages 3 to 7)1
3THE 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)59
4FANCY 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)5
5IF 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)8
6THREE 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)70
7L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land. (Ages 14 and up)21
8SCAT, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $8.99.) An eco-mystery, with a dismal swamp and wild characters. Excerpt (Ages 9 to 12)5
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)9
10LITTLE BROTHER, by Cory Doctorow. (Tor/Tom Doherty, $9.99.) Technology vs. privacy, with a few curveballs from Homeland Security. (Ages 14 and up)1

This Week
Weeks on List
1PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)151
2DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12)72
3THE SECRETS OF THE IMMORTAL NICHOLAS FLAMEL, by Michael Scott. (Delacorte, hardcover and paper) The quest of a 14th-century alchemist. (Ages 12 and up)3
4THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)147
5VAMPIRE ACADEMY, by Richelle Mead. (Razorbill, paper only) Undead boarding school. (Ages 12 and up)24
6HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up)91
7THE 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)47
8RANGER’S APPRENTICE, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, hardcover and paper) A boy warrior battles evil. (Ages 9 to 12)42
9HOW 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)12
10VAMPIRE DIARIES, by L. J. Smith. (HarperTeen/HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school, with a love triangle. (Ages 12 and up)55
Until the next time!

Happy Reading!!!!!!!

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