Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sunday New York Times Children's Books for Week of June 13, 2010

Sunday New York Times Children's Books
Week of June 13, 2010

Below is the list of New York children's book best sellers for the week of June 13, 2010.
It looks like we have some new items on this list. They include:

SHARK VS. TRAIN, by Chris Barton and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld.

OVER THE RAINBOW, Illustrated by Eric Puybaret..

SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater

Here is the link to the entire New York Times Children's Book list:


Here is the entire list!


1 LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up) 24

2 THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6) 31

3 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) 4

4 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) 3

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) 3

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) 4

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) 13

8 SHARK VS. TRAIN, by Chris Barton. Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) Mackerel-breath and soot-spewer compete. (Ages 3 to 6) 1

9 THE 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) 6

10 OVER THE RAINBOW, Illustrated by Eric Puybaret.. (Peter Yarrow/Imagine, $17.95.) Fanciful paintings follow the lyrics. With CD by Judy Collins. (All ages) 1


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) 5

2 THEODORE 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) 2

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) 91

4 INFINITY (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) 2

5 CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of "The Hunger Games" returns. (Ages 12 and up) 40

6 THE CARRIE DIARIES, by Candace Bushnell. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Carrie Bradshaw, years before “Sex and the City.” (Ages 14 and up) 6

7 BIG 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) 10

8 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) 13

9 FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up) 26

10 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) 4


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) 143

2 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) 71

3 PINKALICIOUS 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) 2

4 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) 60

5 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) 9

6 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) 6

7 L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land. (Ages 14 and up) 22

8 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) 6

9 SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater. (Scholastic, $8.99.) Love among the lupine. (Ages 13 and up) 1

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) 10


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up) 148

2 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12) 152

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) 73

4 HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up) 92

5 VAMPIRE ACADEMY, by Richelle Mead. (Razorbill, paper only) Undead boarding school. (Ages 12 and up) 25

6 THE SECRETS OF THE IMMORTAL NICHOLAS FLAMEL, by Michael Scott. (Delacorte, hardcover and paper) The quest of a 14th-century alchemist. (Ages 12 and up) 4

7 RANGER’S APPRENTICE, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, hardcover and paper) A boy battles the forces of evil. (Ages 9 to 12) 43

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) 48

9 WARRIORS, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Four clans of cat warriors aspire to meet up with the StarClan. (Ages 10 to 14) 87

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) 13

Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!
Until the next time....

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


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