This month we've seen some changes on the best selling middle grade books list due to the well timed releases of Jason Segel's Nightmares!—a great choice for the upcoming spooky season—and Mike Lupica's Fantasy League (Did somebody say football?).
Star Wars is always a popular theme among children and the Star Wars pop-up book that appears in this list has been a favorite among our readers since 2007. At the beginning of the month we like to share a list of most popular
Our latest list of current popular middle grade books features a special Star Wars book by Matthew Reinhart and our hand selected titles from the nationwide best selling middle grade books, as listed by The New York Times, featuring titles by super-talents Maggie Stiefvater, Holly
By Nina Schuyler, The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 12, 2013
If you have a kid, there’s a good chance you know the difference between a stegosaurus and a velociraptor. If the passion runs deep, you probably know all about the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and have a
May 2-8, 2011, is Children’s Book Week. Each year, during this week, The Children’s Book Council hosts the Children’s Choice Book Awards. These are the best awards because the children are given a voice! I highly recommend checking out the thirty books that have been nominated for the six categories: k-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, Teens, and author of the year. Then, along with your kids or classroom, go and vote for their favorite(s)—you have until April 29. The winners will be announced on May 2 at the Children’s Choice Book Awards Gala.
This year’s Children’s Choice Book Award finalists are as follows: