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Scholastic lists this month’s bestsellers

Scholastic has broken down the past month's bestselling books based on purchases made through its US network of in-school book clubs. Read on for the top-five picture, transitional, chapter, middle grade, young adult and non-fiction books from October to November.
November 9, 2011

Scholastic has broken down the past month’s bestselling books based on purchases made through its US network of in-school book clubs. Read on for the top-five picture, transitional, chapter, middle grade, young adult and non-fiction books from October to November.

The top-five picture books:

1. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
2. Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
3. Countdown to Thanksgiving by Jodi Huelin
4. Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
5. The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving by Jan and Mike Berenstain

The top-five books for transitional readers:

1. LEGO Ninjago Reader: Way of the Ninja by Greg Farshtey
2. I Spy Thanksgiving riddles by Jean Marzollo
3. LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace by Ace Landers
4. No Room at the Inn by Jean M. Malone
5. National Geographic Kids: Trains

The top-five chapter books:

1. My Weirder School: Mr. Harrison is Embarrassin’! by Dan Gutman
2. Animal Stories: Alone in the Night by Holly Webb
3. Judy Moody, Girl Detective by Megan McDonald
4. Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! by Jeff Brown
5. Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) by Barbara Park

The top-five middle grade books:

1. The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
2. I Survived: The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 by Lauren Tarshis
3. The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling
4. Big Nate: Out Loud by Lincoln Peirce
5. Dork Diaries 3 1/2: How To Dork Your Diary by Rachel Renee Russell

The top-five young adult books:

1. The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set by Suzanne Collins
2. Matched by Ally Condie
3. Out Of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
4. In A Heartbeat by Loretta Ellsworth
5. Racing In The Rain: My Life As A Dog by Garth Stein

The top-five in non-fiction:

1. The LEGO Ideas Book: You Can Build Anything!
2. War Dogs and Other Tales Of Courageous Canines by Joanne Mattern
3. Scholastic Book of World Records 2012
4. Who Would Win?: Komodo Dragon Vs. King Cobra by Jerry Pallotta
5. Guinness World Records: Ultimate Gross Records

Visit Scholastic’s Book Box blog for more information about the monthly bestsellers list.

About The Author
Wendy is Kidscreen’s Associate Editor. When she’s not sourcing material for the brand's daily email newsletter, she’s researching, writing and connecting with others about the newest trends in digital media. Contact Wendy at wgoldman@brunico.com.

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