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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: Princess Labelmaker To The Rescue
Author: Angleberger, Tom
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419710520
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #4 NYT Children's Series 3/23/14.One month before the state standards test are to take place, the Origami Rebel Alliance has found powerful allies in unexpected places in their fight against the FunTime test preparation program, but Principal Rabbski has not yet declared her allegiance.

 
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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 3/23/14. 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: The Finisher
Author: Baldacci, David
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780545652209
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 10 to 14.
Notes: #1 NYT Children's Middle Grade 3/23/14. Vega Jane has never left the village of Wormwood. But this isn't unusual, nobody has ever left the village of Wormwood. At least not until Quentin Herms vanishes into the unknown. Vega knows Quentin didn't just leave, but that he was chased. And he's left behind a very dangerous trail of clues that only she can decode. The Quag is a dark forest filled with terrifying beasts and bloodthirsty Outliers. But just as deadly are the threats that exist within the walls of Wormwood. It is a place built on lies, where influential people are willing to kill to keep their secrets. Vega is determined to uncover the truth. But the closer she gets, the more she risks her life.

 
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Title: Rosie Revere, Engineer
Author: Beaty, Andrea
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419708459
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 4 to 8.
Notes: #9 NYT Children's Picture Books 3/23/14. A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

 
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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: #3 NYT Children's Picture Books 3/23/14. 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: #1 NYT Children's Picture Books 3/23/14. 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: 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 3/23/14.

 
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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: #2 NYT Children's Picture Books 3/23/14.

 
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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: #3 NYT Children's Series 3/23/14. 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: #5 NYT Children's Middle Grade 3/23/14. 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.