IndieBound* children's bestseller list 7/1/09

1. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
2. Along for the Ride, by Sarah Dessen, Viking
3. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
4. The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown
5. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
6. Lock and Key, by Sarah Dessen, Puffin
7. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic
8. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illus.), Harper
9. Scat, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
10. Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke, Scholastic
11. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne, David Fickling
12. The Truth About Forever, by Sarah Dessen, Puffin
13. The Demigod Files, by Rick Riordan, Hyperion
14. Just Listen, by Sarah Dessen, Puffin
15. Sir John Hargrave's Mischief Maker's Manual, by Sir John Hargrave, Grosset & Dunlap

1. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper
2. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak, Harper
3. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, by Dr. Seuss, Random House
4. Goldilicious, by Victoria Kann, Harper
5. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
7. Fancy Nancy Explorer Extraordinaire!, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper, 12.99
8. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
9. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey, Puffin
10. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illus.), Holt
11. Gallop!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
12. The Curious Garden, by Peter Brown, Little Brown
13. Swing!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
14. Llama Llama Misses Mama, by Anna Dewdney, Viking
15. Fancy Nancy, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper

1. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
2. Percy Jackson & the Olympians (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Miramax
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover and paperback), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
4. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
5. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine
6. House of Night (hardcover and paperback), by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast, St. Martin's
7. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Jude Watson, Peter Lerangis, et al., Scholastic
8. Warriors (hardcover and paperback), by Erin Hunter, Harper
9. Alex Rider Adventures (hardcover and paperback), by Anthony Horowitz, Puffin
10. Junie B. Jones (hardcover and paperback), by Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illus.), Random House

* Published Wednesday, July 1, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, June 28, 2009). Based on reporting from many hundreds of independent bookstores across the United States. For information on more titles, please visit

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