Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Sunday New York Times Children's Books Week of June 30, 2010

Sunday New York Times
Week of June 30, 2010


Wecome to this week's New York Times list of children's books for the week of June 30, 2010.

It looks like there are two new picture books on the list. They are The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton and Ladybug at the Beach by David Soman and Jacky Davis. Illustrated by David Soman.

Until the next time.......

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

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


Here is the link to this week's entire New York Times children's book list:


Here is the entire New York Times Children's Book list from the New York Times



This Week Weeks on List

1 LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up) 22

2 LADYBUG 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) 1

3 THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6) 29

4 STAR 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) 2

5 THE 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) 1

6 MARLEY AND THE KITTENS, by John Grogan. Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) Dog plus cats means bedlam. (Ages 3 to 6) 3

7 POET EXTRAORDINAIRE!, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins, $12.99.) Fancy Nancy''s fancy turns to rhyme. (Ages 4 to 8) 11

8 WADDLE!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals in motion, with color. (Ages 4 to 8) 34

9 INSTRUCTIONS, by Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Charles Vess. (Harper/HarperCollins, $14.99.) Wisdom for surviving life’s journey. (All ages) 4

10 GALLOP!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals seem to move when you flip the page. (Ages 4 to 8) 115


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE 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) 3

2 THE CARRIE DIARIES, by Candace Bushnell. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Carrie Bradshaw, years before “Sex and the City.” (Ages 14 and up) 4

3 THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up) 89

4 CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of "The Hunger Games" returns. (Ages 12 and up) 38

5 BIG 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) 8

6 DORK 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) 11

7 FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up) 24

8 SPELLS, 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) 3

9 THIRTEEN 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) 63

10 RULES OF ATTRACTION, by Simone Elkeles. (Walker, $16.99.) A boy with gang ties, seeking safety, finds romance, too. (Ages 14 and up) 5


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up) 141

2 THE 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) 58

3 IF 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) 7

4 FANCY 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) 4

5 THREE 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) 69

6 L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land. (Ages 14 and up) 20

7 MASTERPIECE, by Elise Broach. Illustrated by Kelly Murphy. (Square Fish, $7.99.) Meet the beetle, whose artwork attracts a human friend. (Ages 12 and up) 3

8 THE UNDERNEATH, by Kathi Appelt. Illustrated by David Small. (Atheneum, $7.99.) In a tough neighborhood, a dog and cat form a family. (Ages 9 to 12) 10

9 SCAT, 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) 4

10 SAVVY, 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) 8


This Week Weeks on List

1 VAMPIRE ACADEMY, by Richelle Mead. (Razorbill, paper only) Boarding school of the undead. (Ages 12 and up) 23

2 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12) 150

3 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12) 71

4 THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up) 146

5 HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up) 90

6 RANGER’S APPRENTICE, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, hardcover and paper) A boy warrior battles evil. (Ages 9 to 12) 41

7 VAMPIRE DIARIES, by L. J. Smith. (HarperTeen/HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school, with a love triangle. (Ages 12 and up) 54

8 THE 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) 46

9 VAMPIRE KISSES, by Ellen Schreiber. (Katherine Tegen/HarperTeen, hardcover and paper) Unusual teenage romance. (Ages 12 and up) 4

10 HOW 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) 11

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