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Best Kids Stories: March 2013

Best Selling Kids’ Books & New Releases

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 1, 2013

Here’s the scoop on the most popular destinations on The Children’s Book Review and the most coveted new releases and bestsellers.

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Hot New Releases

Some of the most coveted books that release this month …

MiddleSchoolMyBrotherIsABigFatLiarMiddle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar 

By James Patterson

Ages 10-13

Stallion By StarlightMagic Tree House #49: Stallion by Starlight 

By Mary Pope Osborne

Ages 7-12

Exclamation MarkExclamation Mark 

By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Ages 5-8

Art2D2sGuideToFoldingAndDoodlingArt2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling 

By Tom Angleberger

Ages 8-12

Requiem (Delirium)

By Lauren Oliver

Ages 14 and up

The Best Sellers

Picture Books
MyBrothersBookMy Brother’s Book 

By Maurice Sendak

Ages 4 and up


By Victoria Kann

Ages 4-8

This Is Not My Hat

By Jon Klassen

Ages 4-8

Tea Time With Sophia Grace And RosieTea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie

By Sophia Grace Brownlee, Rosie McClelland

Ages 3-6

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site

By Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author), Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)

Ages 4-8

Middle Grade Books
TheOneAndOnlyIvanThe One and Only Ivan 

By Katherine Applegate

Ages 8-12

I Funny: A Middle School Story

By James Patterson

Ages 9-12

Nancy Clancy Secret AdmirerFancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer 

By Jane O’Connor

Ages 7-10

Book WonderWonder

By R.J. Palacio

Ages 8-12

LEGO Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia

By DK Publishing

Ages 6-12

Young Adult Books
BookThe Perks of Being a Wallflower

By Stephen Chbosky

Ages 14 and up

The Fault in our Stars

By John Green

(Ages 14-17)


By Veronica Roth

(Ages 14 and up)

Looking for Alaska

By John Green

(Ages 14-17)

Insurgent (Divergent)

By Veronica Roth

Ages 14 and up

Series Books
TheBeautifulCreaturesThe Beautiful Creatures

By Kami Garcia

Ages 12 and up

Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset Hunger Games Trilogy

By Suzanne Collins

Ages 12 and up

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of BooksDiary of a Wimpy Kid

By Jeff Kinney

Ages 9 to 12

The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Diaries

By Rick Riordan

Ages 10-14

Big Nate Flips OutBig Nate

By Lincoln Peirce

Ages 8-12

This information for the best selling books 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. Visit www.nytimes.com for their full list.

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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.

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