October’s Bestsellers

18 Oct

What children’s titles are being read by children across America? Check out these hot titles to see if the kids and students in your life are reading them. Take a look, and then let us know: What are your top reads for October?

Picture Books

1.The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz ($2 in Firefly)
2.Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs. Millie! by Judy Cox ($3 in SeeSaw)
3.Pinkalicious: Tickled Pink by Victoria Kann ($3 in Firefly)
4.The Spooky Wheels on the Bus by J. Elizabeth Mills ($3 in Firefly)
5.Countdown to Thanksgiving by Jodi Huelin ($2 in Firefly)

Transitional Readers and Early Chapter Books

1.Flat Stanley and the Haunted House by Jeff Brown ($3 in SeeSaw and Lucky)
2. Noodles: I’m Sorry! by Hans Wilhelm ($2 in SeeSaw)
3. Phineas and Ferb: Thrill-o-rama! ($4 in Lucky)
4.Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey by Herman Parish ($3 in SeeSaw)
5. Rainbow Magic: The Fairies’ Birthday Surprise ($3 in SeeSaw)

Chapter Books

1.Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary ($4 in SeeSaw and Arrow)
2. Guardians of Ga’Hoole, Book One: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky ($4 in Lucky and Arrow)
3.Goddess Girls: Athena the Brain by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams ($3 in Arrow)
4.The Best Halloween Ever by Barbara Robinson ($3 in Arrow)
5.I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis ($3 in Arrow)

Middle Grade

1.Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn ($3 in Arrow)
2.The Kind of Friends We Used to Be by Frances O’Roark Dowell ($3 in Arrow)
3.Z. Rex by Steve Cole ($4 in Arrow)
4.Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica ($5 in TAB)
5.The Stone Child by Dan Poblocki ($4 in Arrow)

Young Adult

1.Slob by Ellen Potter ($4 in TAB)
2. Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eleventh Grade Burns by Heather Brewer ($5 in TAB)
3. Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Twelfth Grade Kills by Heather Brewer ($16 in TAB)
4.Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins ($7 in TAB)
5.To Die For by Christopher Pike ($7 in TAB)

Nonfiction

1.Bats by Lily Wood ($3 in SeeSaw)
2.The Magic School Bus Fixes a Bone by Joanna Cole ($3 in SeeSaw)
3. Extreme 3-D: Piranha and Other Underwater Killers ($4 in Lucky and Wild! Math & Science)
4. Ten True Tales: Battle Heroes: Voices from Afghanistan ($3 in Arrow and TAB)
5. Who Would Win?: Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor by Jerry Pallotta ($2 in Lucky)

Scholastic Book Clubs’ Bestsellers are the most popular books offered across all age groups (PreK–8) each month. The ranking is based on the unit sales of titles available at the time through Scholastic Book Clubs. Books available each month for $1 are not included.

One Response to “October’s Bestsellers”

  1. HMaffioli October 18, 2010 at 11:59 pm #

    My 5th graders are reading the ever popular Warriors books, as well as the timeless A Series of Unfortunate Events. At home my 4th grader read The Lost Hero (and so did I!) as well as rereading the Harry Potter books in preparation for the next movie coming out.

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