Children's Bestsellers

NYT's Best Sellers: Children's / YA for Week Ending March 26, 2011

For week ending March 26, 2011, here are the New York Times Top Selling YA / Children's Books. For more information and all top 10's that made the NY Times Bestseller lists, check out their site: NYTimes.

In YA chapter books, three new titles make their debut on the list, coveting the #1, 8 & 9 positions - with two new appearances on the paperback list. It's nice to see some fresh content on the lists for a change!


Position on the list, Title / Author, # of weeks on the list


1   INVINCIBLE (THE CHRONICLES OF NICK), by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin's Griffin, $17.99.) Next assignment: raise the dead. (Ages 12 and up) 1
2   A WORLD WITHOUT HEROES, by Brandon Mull. (Aladdin, $19.99.) A young boy is transported to a world ruled by an evil wizard. (Ages 8 to 12) 2
3   THE LOST HERO, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $18.99.) A return to Camp Half-Blood and semi-divine characters. (Ages 10 and up) 24
4   I AM NUMBER FOUR, by Pittacus Lore. (HarperCollins, $17.99.) Members of another civilization live secretly among Earth-dwellers. (Ages 14 and up) 16
5   THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up) 47
6   JUSTIN BIEBER, FIRST STEP 2 FOREVER, by Justin Bieber. (HarperCollins, $21.99.) Short takes and photos from the pop star. (Ages 6 to 12) 17
7   TALES FROM A NOT-SO-POPULAR PARTY GIRL, by Rachel Renée Russell. (Aladdin, $12.99.) Further reflections of Nikki Maxwell on enduring middle school; a “Dork Diaries” book. (Ages 9 to 13) 35
8   BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY, by Ruta Sepetys. (Philomel, $17.99.) A girl, her mother and her brother are deported to Siberia. (Ages 12 and up) 1
9   BEST OF THE BEST, by Tim Green. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) A Little League player tries to keep his family together. (Ages 8 to 12) 1
10   MOON OVER MANIFEST, by Clare Vanderpool. (Delacorte, $16.99.) Abilene, 12, solves a mystery in Depression-era Kansas. (Ages 9 to 12) 11