Sunday, August 15, 2010

New York Times Children's Book Best Sellers for 8/15/2010

Sunday New York Times 
Best Selling Children's books 
Week of August 15, 2010


Here is the link to the New York Times best selling children's books for the week of August 15, 2010.
Here is the entire list of New York Times best selling children's books for the week of August 15, 2010.

This Week
Weeks on List
1LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)33
2OOH LA LA! IT'S BEAUTY DAY, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (Harper/HarperCollins, $12.99.) Fancy Nancy treats her mom to a backyard spa. (Ages 4 to 7)7
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)13
4HOW ROCKET LEARNED TO READ, written and illustrated by Tad Hills. (Schwartz & Wade, $17.99.) Reading is as much fun as chewing a stick. (Ages 3 to 7)2
5LADYBUG 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)12
6CITY DOG, COUNTRY FROG, by Mo Willems. Illustrated by Jon J Muth. (Hyperion/Disney, $17.99.) Friendships transcend seasons and city limits. (Ages 3 to 6)9
7THE 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)12
8THE JUNKYARD WONDERS, written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco. (Philomel, $17.99.) A child with reading problems is crestfallen when she is assigned to a special class, but marvels await her. (Ages 6 to 9)1
9THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6)40
10THE QUIET BOOK, by Deborah Underwood. Illustrated by Renata Liwska. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $12.95.) Friends enjoy the shades of quiet. (Ages 3 to 5)11

This Week
Weeks on List
1CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The protagonist of "The Hunger Games" returns. (Ages 12 and up)49
2THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)100
3THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up)14
4LINGER, by Maggie Stiefvater. (Scholastic Press/Scholastic, $17.99.) The teenage werewolves of "Shiver" face a new test of love and loyalty. (Ages 12 and up)4
5HOT X, by Danica McKellar. (Hudson Street, $26.95.) A guide to conquering algebra. (Ages 14 and up)1
6 TALES FROM A NOT-SO-POPULAR PARTY GIRL, by Rachel Renée Russell. (Aladdin, $12.99.) The further reflections of Nikki Maxwell on the agonies of middle school; a "Dork Diaries" book. (Ages 9 to 13)9
7I AM NUMBER FOUR, by Pittacus Lore. (HarperCollins, $17.99.) Unbeknowst to Earth dwellers, members of another civilization live among them. (Ages 14 and up)1
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)18
9THEODORE BOONE: KID LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Dutton, $16.99.) He may be 13, but he knows what to do when he encounters a murder case. (Ages 8 to 12)11
10FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up)35

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $8.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)6
2BEEZUS AND RAMONA, by Beverly Cleary. Illustrated by Tracy Dockray. (HarperCollins, $5.99.) The movie tie-in edition of the midcentury classic. (Ages 9 to 12)9
3THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up)152
4THREE 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)80
5THE 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)68
6SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater. (Scholastic, $8.99.) Love among the lupine. (Ages 13 and up)10
7AERIE AND RECKONING (THE FALLEN, BOOK 2), by Thomas E. Sniegoski. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A boy comes to terms with his heritage. (Ages 16 and up)3
8THE FALLEN AND LEVIATHAN, by Thomas E. Sniegoski. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A half-angel, half-human hero girds for battle. (Ages 16 and up)3
9PINKALICIOUS AND THE PINK DRINK, written and illustrated by Victoria Kann. (Harper Festival/HarperCollins, $3.99.) Lemonade goes pink. (Ages 3 to 7)11
10 THE FORBIDDEN GAME (THE HUNTER, THE CHASE, THE KILL), by L. J. Smith. (Simon Pulse, $10.99.) In this dark game, the humans prove to be the playthings. (Ages 12 and up)6

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)157
2PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)161
3PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, by Sara Shepard. (HarperTeen, hardcover and paper) Four girls less perfect than they seem. (Ages 14 and up) (Ages 14 and up)22
4DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12)82
5ARTEMIS FOWL, by Eoin Colfer. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) A criminal’s magical adventures. (Ages 8 and up)111
6WARRIORS, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Four clans of cat warriors aspire to meet up with the StarClan. (Ages 10 to 14)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)57
8THE CLIQUE, by Lisi Harrison. (Poppy/Little, Brown, paper only) The lives and loves of the popular kids at an elite prep school. (Ages 12 and up)20
9HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up)101
10THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, by Cassandra Clare. (McElderry/Simon & Schuster, hardcover and paper) A world of demons and warriors. (Ages 14 and up)34

Until the next time!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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