Friday, November 18, 2011

Give Books!


Even though I am in denial that Christmas is around the corner, I know some of you more organized people are already checking off your holiday gift lists.  Some of you are probably preparing for your Black Friday frenzy! 
I didn't want you going into the bookstores unprepared, so I am passing on a list from SCHOLASTIC that highlights some of the hottest books of 2011. 


Scholastic’s Holiday Gift List for Kids:


Picture Books

 


  • 10 Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Lois Ehlert (Simon & Schuster)
  • Can You See What I See? Toyland Express written and illustrated by Walter Wick (Scholastic)
  • If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond (HarperCollins)
  • The Man in the Moon written and illustrated by William Joyce (Simon & Schuster)
  • Pinkalicious: The Princess of Pink Treasury written and illustrated by Victoria Kann (HarperCollins)
    Click here for full list

Transitional Readers and Chapter Books


  • Clementine and The Family Meeting by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Marla Frazee (Disney Hyperion Books)
  • Fly Guy: Fly Guy vs. The Flyswatter! by Tedd Arnold (Scholastic)
  • Magic Tree House: Dogs in the Dead of Night by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca (Random House)
  • Rainbow Magic: Magical Holiday Boxed Set by Daisy Meadows (Scholastic)
  • Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers by Dav Pilkey, George Beard, and Harold Hutchins (Scholastic)
  • Click here for full list

Middle Grade Fiction 

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney (Abrams)
  • The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion Books)
  • The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Book 2: A King's Ransom by Jude Watson (Scholastic)
  • War Horse by Michael Morpurgo (Scholastic)
  • Wonderstruck written and illustrated by Brian Selznick (Scholastic)
  • Click here for full list
Young Adult Fiction


  • Crossed by Ally Condie (Penguin)
  • Inheritance by Christopher Paolini (Random House)
  • Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt (Clarion Books)
  • The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)
  • The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic)
  • Click here for full list

Nonfiction


  • How Cool Is This: An Up-close, Inside Look at How Things Work  (DK Publishing)
  • The Hugo Movie Companion: A Behind the Scenes Look at How a Beloved Book Became a Major Motion Picture by Brian Selznick (Scholastic)
  • Lego Harry Potter: Building The Magical World (DK Publishing)
  • Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (DK Publishing)
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!: Special Edition 2012 (Scholastic)
  • Click here for full list

MANY THANKS TO SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUBS FOR PROVIDING A SUPER LIST!

These books are available through Scholastic Book Clubs and Scholastic Book Fairs in schools and online at www.scholastic.com/bookclubs. When you purchase these or any other books through Book Clubs and Book Fairs you are helping out your child’s school. Teachers are awarded bonus points through Scholastic Book Clubs to purchase books and materials for their classrooms, and schools raise money through their Book Fairs to support the school community. If a title from Scholastic’s holiday gift list is not available through your child’s Scholastic Book Club or Scholastic Book Fair, check with your child’s teacher or visit a book retailer or library. 

For the full list please visit http://oomscholasticblog.com/2011/11/we_predict.html


2 comments:

bermudaonion said...

I've already bought a few books for Christmas gifts!

Zibilee said...

I am working the Scholastic book sale in a few weeks, and I am eager to pick up a few of these for my family! Great post today! Now I know what to look for...

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