Tag Archives: Top Reads

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.

September’s Bestsellers

21 Sep

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

Picture Books

1. The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn (SeeSaw)
2. If You Give a Pig a Party by Laura Numeroff (SeeSaw)
3. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! by Lucille Colandro (SeeSaw)
4. Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney (Firefly)
5. Let It Fall by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Firefly)

Transitional Readers and Early Chapter Books

 

1. Toy Story 3: The Great Toy Escape (SeeSaw)
2. The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future by Dav Pilkey (Lucky and Arrow)
3. Pinkalicious: School Rules! by Victoria Kann (SeeSaw)
4. Grow a Reader Collection (SeeSaw)
5. Fancy Nancy: Spectacular Spectacles by Jane O’Connor (SeeSaw)

Chapter Books

 

1. Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary (Lucky and Arrow)
2. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White (Lucky)
3. Mudshark by Gary Paulsen (Arrow)
4. Judy Moody Goes to College by Megan McDonald (Lucky)
5. Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner (Teachers’ Picks)

Middle Grade

 

1. Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book Five: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Arrow and TAB)
2. The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (Arrow and TAB)
3. School of Fear by Gitty Daneshvari (Arrow)
4. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (Arrow)
5. Runaway Twin by Peg Kehret (Arrow)

Young Adult

 

1. Mockingjay Pack by Suzanne Collins (TAB and Teen Readers’ Club)
2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (TAB)
3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (TAB)
4. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (TAB)
5. Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender (TAB)

Nonfiction

1. Bad Pets by Allan Zullo (Arrow)
2. Thirty Days Has September: Cool Ways to Remember Stuff (TAB and Teachers’ Picks)
3. Guinness World Records™ 2010 (Lucky, Arrow, and TAB)
4. Top Secret Boy Stuff (Lucky and Arrow)
5. 3-D Thrillers!: Sharks and the World’s Scariest Sea Monsters (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.