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Staff Picks for Children: New York Times Children’s
Bestselling books for children from the NYT Children's best sellers lists
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Title: The One And Only Ivan
Author: Applegate, Katherine and Katherine Applegate
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061992254
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #9 NYT Children's Middle Grade 6/22/14. When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

 
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Title: Journey
Author: Becker, Aaron and Aaron Becker
Publisher: Candlewick
ISBN: 9780763660536
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 4 to 8.
Notes: #8 NYT Children's Picture Books 6/22/14. Using a red marker, a young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and through it enters another world where she experiences many adventures, including being captured by an evil emperor.

 
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Title: The Day The Crayons Quit
Author: Daywalt, Drew and Drew Daywalt
Publisher: Philomel
ISBN: 9780399255373
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 7.
Notes: #2 NYT Children's Picture Books 6/22/14. When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

 
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Title: Nelly Gnu And Daddy Too
Author: Dewdney, Anna
ISBN: 9780670012275
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 6.
Notes: #6 NYT Children's Picture Books 6/22/14. Nelly Gnu spends a day building a play house with her father.

 
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Title: Flora And Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Author: DiCamillo, Kate
Publisher: Candlewick
ISBN: 9780763660406
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12.
Notes: #6 NYT Children's Middle Grade 6/22/14.

 
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Title: Out Of My Mind
Author: Draper, Sharon and Sharon Draper
Publisher: Atheneum
ISBN: 9781416971702
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 10 to 13.
Notes: #10 NYT Children's Middle Grade 6/22/14. Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

 
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Title: Locomotive
Author: Floca, Brian
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2013)
ISBN: 9781416994152
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 4 to 10.
Notes: #5 NYT Children's Picture Books 6/22/14.

 
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Title: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Author: Kinney, Jeff and Jeff Kinney
Publisher: Abrams (2013)
ISBN: 9781419711329
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12.
Notes: #8 NYT Children's Series 6/22/14. After his best friend ditches him, Greg Heffley decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?

 
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Title: Rush Revere And The Brave Pilgrims
Author: Limbaugh, Rush and Rush Limbaugh
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781476755861
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #7 NYT Children's Middle Grade 6/22/14. Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to experience American history as it happens aboard the Mayflower and on Plymouth Plantation.

 
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Title: Rush Revere And The First Patriots
Author: Limbaugh, Rush
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781476755885
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #5 NYT Children's Middle Grade 6/22/14. Substitute middle-school history teacher Rush Revere takes his students back in time to eighteenth-century Boston to experience the start of the American Revolution as it happens.