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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: #8 NYT Children's Middle Grade 7/19/15. 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: Rosie Revere, Engineer
Author: Beaty, Andrea
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419708459
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 4 to 8.
Notes: #10 NYT Children's Picture Books 7/19/15. A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

 
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Title: Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Book 3: The Phantom Bully
Author: Brown, Jeffrey
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780545621267
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
Notes: #3 NYT Children's Middle Grade 7/19/15.

 
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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 7/19/15. 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 Isle Of The Lost : A Descendants Novel
Author: De la Cruz, Melissa
Publisher: Disney
ISBN: 9781484720974
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12.
Notes: #1 NYT Children's Middle Grade 7/19/15. Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost, the teenaged children of Disney's most evil villains search for a dragon's eye--the key to true darkness and the villains' only hope of escape.

 
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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: #9 NYT Children's Middle Grade 7/19/15. 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: Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada
Author: Fallon, Jimmy
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781250009340
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 5.
Notes: #3 NYT Children's Picture Books 7/19/15.

 
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Title: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Author: Kinney, Jeff
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419711893
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12.
Notes: #10 NYT Children's Series 7/19/15. The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

 
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Title: The Book With No Pictures
Author: Novak, B.J.
Publisher: Dial
ISBN: 9780803741713
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 4 to 8.
Notes: #2 NYT Children's Picture Books 7/19/15. "In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what" - Provided by publisher.

 
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Title: Wonder
Author: Palacio, R.J.
Publisher: Knopf (2012)
ISBN: 9780375869020
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Ages 8 to 12.
315 pgs.
Notes: #2 NYT Children's Middle Grade 7/19/15. Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.