IndieBound* children's bestseller list 7/30/09

1. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak, Knopf
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.), Little Brown
3. Lock and Key, by Sarah Dessen, Puffin
4. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time, by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin, Puffin
5. Along for the Ride, by Sarah Dessen, Viking
6. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illus.), Harper
7. Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke, Scholastic
8. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne, David Fickling
9. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J.K. Rowling, Arthur A. Levine
10. L.A. Candy, by Lauren Conrad, Harper
11. Just Listen, by Sarah Dessen, Puffin
12. A Great and Terrible Beauty, by Libba Bray, Delacorte
13. Scat, by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf
14. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle, Square Fish
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. Goldilicious, by Victoria Kann, Harper
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, Putnam
5. Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathmann, Putnam
6. Gallop!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
7. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden
8. Fancy Nancy Tea Parties, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
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. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illus.), Simon & Schuster
12. Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch, Sheila McGraw (Illus.), Firefly
13. Swing!, by Rufus Butler Seder, Workman
14. Fancy Nancy Explorer Extraordinaire!, by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
15. Barnyard Dance!, by Sandra Boynton, Workman

1. Harry Potter (hardcover and paperback), by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books
2. Twilight (hardcover and paperback), by Stephenie Meyer, Little Brown
3. Percy Jackson & the Olympians (hardcover and paperback), by Rick Riordan, Miramax
4. Magic Tree House (hardcover and paperback), by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (hardcover and paperback), by Jeff Kinney, Amulet
6. Fancy Nancy I Can Read Series (paperback), by Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser (Illus.), Harper
7. The Clique (paperback), by Lisi Harrison, Poppy
8. House of Night (hardcover and paperback), by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast, St. Martin's
9. The Ranger's Apprentice (hardcover and paperback), by John Flanagan, Puffin
10. The 39 Clues (hardcover), by Jude Watson, Peter Lerangis, et al, Scholastic

* Published Thursday, July 30, 2009 (for the sales week ended Sunday, July 26, 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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