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Top 10 Books for Young Readers in 2015

It is always interesting to look back at the end of each year to see what has circulated most frequently at the library. We had some fun lists this year – some surprises, and others we were fairly certain would be on there!

Children’s List

  1. Look and Find: Frozen
  2. Curious George Rides a Bike by H. A. Rey
  3. Curious George’s First Day of School by H. A. Rey
  4. Curious George Visits the Library by H. A. Rey
  5. The Berenstain Bears’ Dinosaur Dig by Jan Berenstain
  6. Thomas and the Shooting Star by W. Awdry
  7. A Sister More Like Me by Barbara Jean Hicks
  8. Dora’s Ballet Adventures
  9. Curious George: Apple Harvest by Lynne Polvino
  10. Brickbeard’s Treasure by Hannah Dolan

Juvenile List

  1. Diary of Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
  3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
  4. The Quest for Paradise by Geronimo Stilton
  5. LEGO minifigure year by year: A Visual History by Greg Farshtey
  6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
  7. Smile by Raina Telgemeier
  8. The Secret of the Snow by Thea Stilton
  9. The Search for Treasure by Geronimo Stilton
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

Young Adult List

  1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  3. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  4. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  5. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
  6. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  7. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  8. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
  9. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  10. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

You certainly see some trends:

Curious George and Berenstain Bears never go out of style!

Books that are made into movies really promote reading!

Series never fail to keep kids reading.

Anything with the word “Frozen” tops the list!

From iAt: These are some great books that a lot of children and young adults love to read. We think the children and young adults in your life will love to read them as well. If you’ve got other books you”d recommend to children and young adults, please post them in the comments below. Happy Reading!

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