Divergent, Throne of Fire in third week on top ten list

Posted May 29, 2011 by 1 Comment

 No new titles on the top 10 this week, but Veronica Roth’s debut dystopian Divergent  (and our Book of the Month) is in its third week on the list, along with Rick Riordan’s The Throne of Fire.

This Week    Children’s Chapter Books Weeks
on List
1   THE THRONE OF FIRE, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $18.99.) The Kanes seek the sun god, Ra; Book 2 of the Kane Chronicles. (Ages 10 and up) 3
     
 
2   WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE, by Sarah Dessen. (Viking, $19.99.) A girl rediscovers herself after her parents’ bitter divorce. (Ages 12 and up) 2
     
 
3   THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up) 55
     
 
4   THE LOST HERO, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $18.99.) A return to Camp Half-Blood and semi-divine characters. (Ages 10 and up) 32
     
 
5   THE TWILIGHT SAGA: THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED GUIDE, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, $24.99.) A definitive guide to all things “Twilight.” (Ages 12 and up) 6
     
 
6   DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A girl must prove her mettle in a dystopia split into five factions. (Ages 14 and up) 3
     
 
7   SUMMER AND THE CITY, by Candace Bushnell. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $18.99.) Carrie Bradshaw explores the Big Apple. (Ages 14 and up) 4
     
 
8   TALES FROM A NOT-SO-POPULAR PARTY GIRL, by Rachel Renée Russell. (Aladdin, $12.99.) Further reflections of Nikki Maxwell. (Ages 9 to 13) 40
     
 
9   DORK DIARIES, written and illustrated by Rachel Renée Russell. (Aladdin, $12.99.) Tales of a junior Samuel Pepys of the female variety. (Ages 9 to 13) 40
     
 
10   ONE CRAZY SUMMER, by Rita Williams-Garcia. (Amistad, $15.99.) Delphine and her sisters spend the summer of ’68 in Oakland with their estranged mother. (Ages 9 to 12) 2
     
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