Want to know what young locals were reading in 2012? Read the list below to find out what the top 10 most borrowed children's books (including both fiction and picture books) were from Newtown Public Library this past year.
Junior/Young Adult Fiction:
1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney.
6. Diary of a Wimpy Did: Greg Heffley's Journal by Jeff Kinney
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
9. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
10. Divergent by Veronica Roth
Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Popular Party Girl by Rachel Renee Russell
A Crazy Day With Cobras by Mary Pope Osborne, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
1. Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, Illustrated by Victoria Kann
2. Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin, Pictures by Betsy Lewin
3. Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan Lake by James Mayhew
4. No jumping on the bed!: 25th Anniversary Edition by Tedd Arnold
5. Happily Ever After Stories; Princess Bedtime Stories
6. Penny Loves Pink by Cori Doerrfeld
8. Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems.
9. Don't worry, Douglas! by David Melling
10. I'm the Best Artist in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
New Red Bike! by James E. Ransome
Rain or Shine Adaptation by Erica Zappy, based on the TV series teleplay written by Chuck Tately
Note: Circulation data for children's and youth books at Marple Public Library have not yet been provided.