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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 Terrible Two Get Worse
Author: Barnett, Mac and Jory John
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419716805
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #10 NYT Children's Middle Grade 2/14/16. "Friends and pranking partners Miles and Niles face a tough challenge when their favorite goat and nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern, no-nonsense father, Former Principal Barkin, who turns the school into boot camp"- Provided by publisher.

 
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Title: The Terrible Two
Author: Barnett, Mac and Jory John
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419714917
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #9 NYT Children's Middle Grade 2/14/16. "When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local, mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen."

 
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Title: Love From the Very Hungry Caterpollar
Author: Carle, Eric
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 9780448489322
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: 3 - 5 years.
Notes: #1 NYT Children's Picture Books 2/14/16. "The very hungry caterpillar displays its love for the reader as the cherry on a cake, the apple of an eye, and the bee's knees."

 
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Title: The Maze Runner
Author: Dashner, James
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780385385206
Format: Paperback
Reading Level: Ages 12 and up.
Notes: #6 NYT Children's Series 2/14/16. "Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape."

 
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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: #3 NYT Children's Picture Books 2/14/16. 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: The Day The Crayons Came Home
Author: Daywalt, Drew
Publisher: Philomel
ISBN: 9780399172755
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 7.
Notes: #4 NYT Children's Picture Books 2/14/16. One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

 
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Title: Last Stop on Market Street
Author: de la Peña, Matt
Publisher: Putnam (2015)
ISBN: 9780399257742
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 5.
Notes: #8 NYT Children's Picture Books 2/14/16. 2016 ALA Newbery Medal recipient. "A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things."

 
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Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Author: Kinney, Jeff
Publisher: Amulet
ISBN: 9781419717017
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12.
Notes: #1 NYT Children's Series 2/14/16. "Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive?" - Provided by publisher.

 
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Title: Finding Winnie
Author: Mattick, Lindsay
Publisher: Little Brown (2015)
ISBN: 9780316324908
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 6.
Notes: #2 NYT Children's Picture Books 2/14/16. 2016 ALA Caldecott Medal recipient. A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

 
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Title: Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection
Author: Meyer, Marissa
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781250091840
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 12 to 18.
Notes: #5 NYT Children's Series 2/14/16. Lunar Chronicles Series. "The enchantment continues. . . . The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories - and secrets - that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic."