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What’s Hot in May, 2010? Author Events, Best Selling Kids’ Books, and More …

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 11, 2010

Here’s the scoop on the most popular destinations on The Children’s Book Review site, the most coveted new releases, the bestsellers, and kids’ book events.

The Hot Spots

The New Realeases

The Best Sellers

Kids’ Literature Events

2010 Children’s Choice Book Awards

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The most coveted books that release this month:


The best selling children’s books this month:





This information was gathered from the New York Times Best Sellers list, which reflects the sales of books from books sold nationwide, including independent and chain stores. It is correct at the time of publication and presented in random order. To see the full list you can visit: www.nytimes.com.


It’s no secret that it’s cool to read. Where can you be seen promoting literacy and encouraging kids to read?

Children’s Book Week May 10 – 16, 2010
Location: USA

New Zealand Post Book Awards Festival
May 10 – 19, 2010
Location: New Zealand

Sydney Writers’ Festival
May 15 – 23, 2010
Location: Australia

Karen Cushman
Thu, May 20, 2010, 10:00 AM
Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA, USA
Featured Book: Alchemy and Meggy Swann

Book Blogger Convention
Fri, May 28, 2010
Location: New York City, NY, USA

Know of any kids’ literacy or author events that are happening during the month of May or June? Leave your suggestion in the comments field below.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • Book event: The Sky is Everywhere! Catch Jandy this week in Oakland, or at Kepler’s in June.

    Time: 7:00pm, Thursday, May 20th
    Location: A Good Great Place for Books
    Street: 6120 La Salle Ave
    City/Town: Oakland, CA

    May 18, 2010

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