Scholastic Book Talk: April 2011 Best Sellers

Book Talk

For the month of April, 2011, here are Scholastics Best Sellers amongst YA & Children's reads:

Young Adult

1. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl ($5 in Arrow and TAB)
2. Witch & Wizard by James Patterson ($9 in Arrow andBookBeat: Teens Online)
3. Tears of a Tiger by Sharon M. Draper ($4 in TAB)
4. Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy ($5 in TAB)
5. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan ($9 in TAB andBookBeat: Teens Online)




Middle Grade

1. Old Yeller by Fred Gipson ($2 in TAB)
2. Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine ($4 in Arrow and Spring Gift Books)
3. Notes from the Dog by Gary Paulsen ($3 in Arrow and TAB)
4. The Last Invisible Boy by Evan Kuhlman ($4 in Arrow)
5. Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur ($3 in Arrow)




Chapter Books

1. Titanic Book One: Unsinkable by Gordon Korman ($4 in Arrow and Spring Gift Books)
2Poison Apple: Her Evil Twin by Mimi McCoy ($3 inArrow)
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #2: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney ($7 in LuckyArrow, and Spring Gift Books)
4. Cupcake Diaries: The Cupcake Cure by Coco Simon ($3 in the Spring Gift Books)
5. Goddess Girls: Artemis the Brave by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams ($3 in Arrow)





Early Chapter Books

1. Ellie the Homesick Puppy by Holly Webb ($3 in SeeSaw)
2. Hop: The Chapter Book ($4 in Lucky)
3. Joe and Sparky Get New Wheels by Jamie Michalak ($3 inSeeSaw)
4. Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairsby Katherine Applegate ($2 in SeeSaw)
5. Kitty Corner: Otis by Ellen Miles ($2 in Spring Gift Books)




Transitional Readers

1.  SpongeBob SquarePants®: The Best Mom ($4 in SeeSaw)
2. Rio: Learning to Fly ($4 in SeeSaw)
3. The Berenstain Bears®: All Aboard! by Jan and Stan Berenstain ($3 in Firefly and Spring Gift Books)
4.  Disney Princess: Beautiful Brides ($4 in Spring Gift Books)
5. Monster Trucks! by Susan E. Goodman ($3 in Lucky)




Picture Books

1.  Happy Easter, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff ($2 in Firefly)
2. The Night Before Mother’s Day by Natasha Wing ($3 in SeeSaw)
3. The Best Easter Eggs Ever! by Jerry Smath ($2 in Honeybee)
4. Sitting Duck by Jackie Urbanovic ($4 inSeeSaw)
5. Looking for Easter by Dori Chaconas ($3 inSeeSaw)







1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Movie Diary, Edition 2 by Jeff Kinney ($7 in LuckyArrowTAB, and Spring Gift Books)
2. Bugs A to Z ($4 in SeeSaw)
3. 3-D Thrillers! Big Cats and Ferocious Jungle Animals ($4 inSeeSaw)
4. National Geographic Kids: Weird but True! 2 ($6 in Luckyand Arrow)
5. 3-D: Under the Sea by Seymour Simon ($5 in Lucky)




Special Section for April: National Poetry Month


1. I’m Still Here in the Bathtub by Alan Katz ($3 in Firefly)
2. Me I Am! by Jack Prelutsky ($4 in Firefly)
3. Miles of Smiles edited by Bruce Lansky ($3 in Lucky)
4. How to Write Haiku by Paul Janeczko ($4 in Arrow)
5. My Hippo Has the Hiccups Pack by Kenn Nesbitt ($9 inSeeSaw)



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