This Week's Bestsellers - Kids/YA Fiction

The top selling Kids and Young Adult titles at Belmont Books this week:

Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236590
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - August 13th, 2019

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - February 5th, 2019

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft.


The Poison Jungle (Wings of Fire, Book 13) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338214512
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - July 30th, 2019

The New York Times bestselling series continues with a thrilling revelation -- brand-new tribes of dragons!

Some secrets are deadly.

It's no secret that Sundew wants to destroy the HiveWings. It's her life's mission to exact revenge on the tribe that tried to wipe out the LeafWings and ripped every tree from the surface of Pantala.


Alfred's Book of Monsters Cover Image
By Sam Streed, Sam Streed (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781580898331
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - August 6th, 2019

With nods to Tim Burton, Edward Gorey, and Neil Gaiman, this humorous picture book about a Victorian boy obsessed with monsters presents a dark and appealing world, created by debut author/illustrator Sam Streed.

In the graveyard, between stone monuments for forgotten souls, lurks the Black Shuck. . . . Its one blood-red eye burns with an undying rage.


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Shatter the Sky Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781534437906
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 30th, 2019

“Anne McCaffrey for the next generation, and I absolutely devoured it.” —Mackenzi Lee, bestselling author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
“Eagerly awaiting the sequel.” —Melissa Bashardoust, author of Girls Made of Snow and Glass
“A wondrous adventure.” —Tessa Gratton, author of Strange Grace


Dragons Love Tacos Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803736801
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud from the creators of Robo-Sauce and Secret Pizza Party will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.


The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368046459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019

Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!

Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!


Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419740275
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

Wilder Girls Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525645580
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press - July 9th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

"Celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph." --Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn


The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544336261
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 2014

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.


Max and the Midknights Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781101931080
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

Join Max's quest to become a knight in this laugh-filled, New York Times bestselling adventure from the author of the Big Nate series!

"Max is epic fun!" --JEFF KINNEY, New York Times bestselling author of the DIARY OF A WIMPY KID series


Beyond the Red (Beyond the Red Trilogy) Cover Image
By Ava Jae
$9.99
ISBN: 9781510722408
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sky Pony - October 31st, 2017

Alien queen Kora has a problem as vast as the endless crimson deserts. She’s the first female ruler of her territory in generations, but her people are rioting and call for her violent younger twin brother to take the throne.


Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061544576
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - June 23rd, 2015

The New York Times bestselling picture book! Amelia Bedelia goes to school and mixes up just about everything in this funny picture book about the childhood of the iconic character.


The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

8 starred reviews ∙ Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ∙  William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller!

"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds


Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338157826
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!

* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.