New York Times Children's Books Best-seller List

October 19, 2014

This Week Children's Picture Books Weeks
on List
1 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT, by Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
(Philomel.) Colorful problems arise when Duncan's crayons revolt. (Ages 3 to 7)
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2 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES, by B. J. Novak
(Dial.) Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images. (Ages 4 to 8)
1
3 GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld
(Chronicle.) Trucks at sunset. (Ages 4 to 8)
157
4 PRESS HERE, by Hervé Tullet
(Handprint/Chronicle.) A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger. (Ages 4 to 8)
160
5 MIX IT UP!, by Hervé Tullet
(Handprint/Chronicle.) Primary colors splatter, mix together and transform at the touch of a finger. (Ages 4 to 8)
3
6 ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER, by Andrea Beaty. Illustrated by David Roberts
(Abrams.) A young inventor learns to fail better. (Ages 4 to 8)
30
7 OTIS AND THE SCARECROW, by Loren Long
(Philomel.) Otis the tractor befriends a sullen scarecrow. (Ages 4 to 8)
5
8 HORTON AND THE KWUGGERBUG AND MORE LOST STORIES, by Dr. Seuss
(Random House.) Horton and his cohorts are back in four stories. (Ages 6 to 9)
4
9 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS, by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
(Dial.) What to serve your dragon-guests. (Ages 3 to 5)
42
10 THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH!, by Mo Willems
(Hyperion.) A filthy bird is persuaded to bathe. (Ages 3 to 7)
23

This Week Children's Middle Grade Weeks
on List
1 WONDER, by R. J. Palacio
(Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12)
97
2 THE CONTRACT, by Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell
(Simon & Schuster.) The dream of being a Yankee started when Jeter was a boy. (Ages 8 to 12)
2
3 PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS, by Rick Riordan. Illustrated by John Rocco
(Disney Publishing Worldwide.) The title hero offers a personal tour of the pantheon. (Ages 10 to 14)
7
4 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1, by Valorie Schaefer. Illustrated by Josee Masse
(American Girl Publishing.) The changing body. (Ages 8 to 12)
69
5 A LONG WALK TO WATER, by Linda Sue Park
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) A Sudanese tale of survival. (Ages 10 to 14)
36
6 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN, by Katherine Applegate
(HarperCollins Publishers.) A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant. (Ages 8 to 12)
84
7 ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY, by Chris Grabenstein
(Random House Publishing.) A group is locked in a futuristic library. (Ages 9 to 12)
18
8 THE IRON TRIAL, by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
(Scholastic.) Loyalty is tested at a training school for young mages. (Ages 9 to 13)
2
9 RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS, by Rush Limbaugh
(Threshold Editions.) A time traveler arrives in Boston in 1765. (Ages 8 to 12)
22
10 TREASURE HUNTERS: DANGER DOWN THE NILE, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein. Illustrated by Juliana Neufeld
(Little, Brown.) A search for missing parents. (Ages 8 to 12)
5

This Week Young Adult Weeks
on List
1 IF I STAY, by Gayle Forman
(Penguin Group.) A young cellist falls into a coma after she suffers an accident. (Ages 12 and up)
27
2 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green
(Penguin Group.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)
97
3 WHERE SHE WENT, by Gayle Forman
(Penguin Group.) A rock star and a cellist reunite for an evening in New York City. (Ages 12 and up)
17
4 LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green
(Penguin Group.) A boy finds excitement when he meets a girl named Alaska. (Ages 14 to 17)
97
5 SKINK - NO SURRENDER, by Carl Hiaasen
(Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A teenager and an oddball former governor go on a manhunt in Florida. (Ages 12 and up)
2
6 THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak
(Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning; now a movie. (Ages 14 and up)
96
7 PAPER TOWNS, by John Green
(Penguin Group.) After a night of mischief, the girl Quentin loves disappears. (Ages 14 and up)
83
8 THE INFINITE SEA, by Rick Yancey
(Penguin Group.) Companions face a harsh choice in the follow-up to “The 5th Wave.” (Ages 14 and up)
3
9 THIRTEEN REASONS WHY, by Jay Asher
(Penguin Group.) Before she commits suicide, a girl sends recordings to 13 people. (Ages 12 and up)
52
10 MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs
(Quirk Books.) An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs. (Ages 12 and up)
72

These lists are an expanded version of those appearing in the October 19, 2014 print edition of the Book Review, reflecting sales for the week ending October 4, 2014.

An asterisk (*) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it. A dagger (†) indicates that some retailers report receiving bulk orders.

List and descriptions from the New York Times web site at:
http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/overview.html