Monday, September 13, 2010

Sunday New York Times - Children's Books - September 12, 2010

Sunday New York Times Children's Books 
Week of September 12, 2010

Here is the list of best selling children's books for the week of September 12, 2010. ZEN GHOSTS, written and illustrated by Jon J Muth is a new comer to the list.

THE CLOCKWORK ANGEL, by Cassandra Clare debuted at the number on spot on the Chapter book list. HALO, by Alexandra Adornetto is another new comer to the list. UNRAVELED, by Gena Showalter, PARANORMALCY, by Kiersten White, MONSTER HIGH, by Lisi Harrison, and THE HAUNTED, by Jessica Verday are all newcomers to the Chapter book list. 

RADIANCE, by Alyson Noël and RETURN TO PARADISE, by Simone Elkeles are both newcomers to the Paperback book list.

There aren't any new comers to the Series book list. However, who can share with us Series book that has been on the list the longest?
You will have to scroll down, check the list, and send us feedback...........


Here is the link to the list of best selling children's books:

Here is the entire list:

This Week
Weeks on List
1LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)37
2HEADS, written and illustrated by Matthew Van Fleet. (Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) Animal noggins with tabs to make them move. (Ages 2 and up)2
3IT'S A BOOK, written and illustrated by Lane Smith. (Roaring Brook, $12.99.) It doesn’t tweet or need recharging. (Ages 6 and up)4
4ZEN GHOSTS, written and illustrated by Jon J Muth. (Scholastic Press, $17.99.) Stillwater the panda with a Halloween-themed tale of Eastern wisdom. (Ages 5 to 8)1
5STAR 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)17
6HOW 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)6
7BATS AT THE BALLGAME, written and illustrated by Brian Lies. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $16.99.) Bats, the mammals, swing bats, as in baseball. (Ages 3 to 6)3
8CITY 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)13
9THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6)41
10DOG LOVES BOOKS, written and illustrated by Louise Yates. (Knopf, $16.99.) Dog opens a bookstore, and when no one comes at first, devours the books himself. (Ages 4 to 8)2

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE CLOCKWORK ANGEL, by Cassandra Clare. (McElderry/Simon & Schuster, $19.99.) Victorian England proves to be a treacherous place for a girl. (Ages 14 and up)1
2THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up)18
3 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)13
4HALO, by Alexandra Adornetto. (Feiwel & Friends, $16.99.) Good angels, sent to Earth, must keep their wings under wraps. (Ages 12 and up)1
5LINGER, 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)8
6UNRAVELED, by Gena Showalter. (Harlequin Teen, $16.99.) An Oklahoma boy hosts four selves, each with unusual gifts. (Ages 12 and up)1
7PARANORMALCY, by Kiersten White. (HarperTeen/HarperCollins, $16.99.) A girl’s friends in the paranormal community are dying. (Ages 12 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)22
9MONSTER HIGH, by Lisi Harrison. (Poppy/Little, Brown, $ $16.99.) Frankie Stein worries about befriending "normal" classmates. (Ages 12 and up)1
10THE HAUNTED, by Jessica Verday. (Simon Pulse, $17.99.) Sleepy Hollow plays a part in this tale of lost love and perfumery. (Ages 14 and up)1

This Week
Weeks on List
1BEEZUS 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)13
2RADIANCE, by Alyson Noël. (Square Fish/St. Martin''s, $7.99.) Adventures in the afterlife, where the time is always Now. (Ages 9 to 12)1
3THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up)156
4THE 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)72
5THREE 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)84
6RETURN TO PARADISE, by Simone Elkeles. (Flux/Llewellyn, $9.95.) A love that will not die. (Ages 14 and up)1
7THE FALLEN AND LEVIATHAN, by Thomas E. Sniegoski. (Simon Pulse, $9.99.) A half-angel, half-human hero girds for battle. (Ages 16 and up)7
8AERIE 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)7
9L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land, by someone who has been there. (Ages 14 and up)25
10SAVVY, by Ingrid Law. (Puffin/Penguin, $7.99.) Mibs is about to receive her supernatural abilities. (Ages 9 to 12)18

This Week
Weeks on List
1HUNGER GAMES, Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, hardcover and paper) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)2
2THE 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)61
3PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)165
4THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)161
5PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, by Sara Shepard. (HarperTeen, hardcover and paper) Four girls less perfect than they seem. (Ages 14 and up)26
6DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12)86
7ARTEMIS FOWL, by Eoin Colfer. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) A criminal’s magical adventures. (Ages 8 and up)115
8PRIVATE, by Kate Brian. (Simon Pulse, paper only) The high-pressure world of an elite prep school. (Ages 14 and up)6
9HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up)105
10THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, by Cassandra Clare. (McElderry/Simon & Schuster, hardcover and paper) A world of demons and warriors. (Ages 14 and up)35


Happy reading............... Until the next time.........

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

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