Most Circulated Titles at the Free Library, Part III: Children's

By Michelle S. RSS Thu, February 17, 2011

What are the kids up to these days? Reading a diverse array of books and graphic novels and watching some clever TV shows and films, as it turns out! Here are our most popular titles for children in a variety of categories. Please note that for book and television series listings, we have multiple records in our catalog!


Top 10 Children's Book Series of 2010
1. Bob Books by Bobby Lynn Maslen and John R. Maslen
2. Walt Disney Series by various authors
3. My First Bob Books by Lynn Maslen Kertell 
4. Walt Disney Comics by various authors
5. Bionicle by Greg Farshtey
6. Spider-Man by Marc Sumerak
7. Literacy 2000 by Shortland Publications
8. Pokemon by Hideori Kazuko
9. Lost Scrolls by Tom Mason
10. The Boxcar Children Series by Gertrude Warner

Top 10 Children’s Graphic Novels of 2010
1. Pokemon Adventures by Hidenori Kusaka
2. Bone by Jeff Smith
3. Hikaru No Go by Yumi Hotta
4. Whistle by Daisuke Higuchi
5. Leave it to PET: The Misadventures of a Recycled Super Robot by Kenji Sonishi
6. Sonic the Hedgehog Archives by Mike Pellerito
7. Spider-Girl by Tom DeFalco
8. Fairy Idol Kanon by Mera Hakamada
9. Amelia Rules! by Jimmy Gownley
10. Yotsuba by Kiyohiko Azuma

Top 20 Children’s Book Titles of 2010
We included the top 20 children’s books to provide a representational snapshot of various age leves.
1. My Fabulous Friends! by Mary Man-Kong
2. Dora the Explorer: Super Babies' Dream Adventure by Christine Ricci
3. Dora the Explorer: The Puppy Twins by Sarah Wilson
4. Marvel Adventures Animal Attack! Digest by Mark Sumerak
5. Amulet by Robert Bolano
6. When the Ghost Dog Howls by R.L. Stine
7. The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan
8. Dora the Explorer: So Many Butterflies! by Lara Rice Bergen
9. Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Adventure by Shigekatsu Ihara
10. Spongebob to the Rescue! by Gibbs Rainock
11. Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Cynthia Rylant
12. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
13. What a Treasure! by Jane Hillenbrand
14. Barbie Thumbelina by Mary Man-Kong
15. The Very Clumsy Click Beetle by Eric Carle
16. Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman
17. Baby, I Love You by Karma Wilson
18. Where Is Baby’s Belly Button? by Karen Katz
19. Bears in the Night by Stan Berenstain
20. Time for Bed, Spot by Eric Hill


Top 10 Children’s Film Titles of 2010
1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
2. Madagascar
3. Ice Age
4. The Little Mermaid
5. The Land Before Time
6. Finding Nemo
7. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
8. Up
9. Mary Poppins
10. Bolt

Top 10 Children’s Television Series Titles of 2010
1. Goosebumps
2. Dora the Explorer
3. Thomas & Friends
4. Avatar: The Last Airbender
5. SpongeBob Squarepants
6. Pokemon
7. The Backyardigans
8. Bob the Builder
9. Hannah Montana
10. Go, Diego, Go!

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This is definately a great list of books, I will go to get few of them for my kids now.

Wong Pro - NY

Sunday, February 20, 2011

nice to see some of our favorite books up there and I am glad to see that my kids and I haven't read all the good ones already!

Joe Francis - NJ

Thursday, February 24, 2011

This looks like a great list of books. Its interesting to see the range of different titles available now. When I was a kid the Harry Potter books were coming out, so I was very lucky to read them when I was a kid. I particularly like the look of the Spongebob Squarepants one though!
Adam - UK
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Great list there are some common books that we like.. Very nice.
Erol Fiel - Canada
Friday, June 3, 2011

more at
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