New York Times Chapter Books Best Sellers 2009 Complete List Page 2

There are 60 books in the New York Times Chapter Books Best Sellers 2009 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. Identical

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ellen Hopkins
Release date: Aug 26, 2008
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Incest and drug abuse come between twin daughters in a political family.

32. Seekers: Great Bear Lake

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Erin Hunter
Release date: Feb 10, 2009
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Cubs on a journey to a mythical place of peace and healing.

33. Baseball Great

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Tim Green
Release date: Mar 24, 2009
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Two friends, a reporter and an athlete, are digging in the dugout for clues in this “tween thriller.”

34. Airhead: Being Nikki

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Meg Cabot
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A brainy girl is overloaded with schoolwork, mystery, and the modeling gigs that came with the body she acquired under unusual circumstances.

35. Return To The Hundred Acre Wood

Weeks on the list: 4

by: David Benedictus
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The further adventures of Pooh and company.

36. Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Jeff Kinney
Release date: Apr 01, 2007
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The travails of adolescence, in cartoons.

37. Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Jeff Kinney
Release date: Feb 01, 2008
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How Greg embarrassed himself on his vacation; a sequel to “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”

38. The Underneath

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Kathi Appelt
Release date: May 06, 2008
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A dog and a lonely cat that is soon to have kittens become a family in a neighborhood fraught with danger.

39. Three Cups Of Tea

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Greg Mortenson David Oliver Relin
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A former climber builds schools for children in Pakistani and Afghan villages.

40. Stargazer

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Claudia Gray
Release date: Mar 24, 2009
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Vampire love in school.

41. If I Stay

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Gayle Forman
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A young cellist falls into a coma after an accident.

42. The Secret To Teen Power

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Paul Harrington
Release date: Sep 15, 2009
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Advice for teenagers.

43. The Greatest Moments In Sports

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Len Berman
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Highs and and some lows, spanning the globe, with CD.

44. Paula Deen’S My First Cookbook

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Paula Deen Martha Nesbit
Release date: Oct 07, 2008
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Recipes for the very young.

45. Once Dead, Twice Shy

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Kim Harrison
Release date: Jun 01, 2009
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A young girl resolutely walks the line between death and life.

46. Beautiful Creatures

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Kami Garcia Margaret Stohl
Release date: Jan 08, 2013
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A secret wrapped in a Southern Gothic novel.

47. The Invention Of Hugo Cabret

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Brian Selznick
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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A novel “in words and pictures”; an orphaned thief must decipher his father’s last message.

48. Savvy

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Ingrid Law
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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A girl waits to learn what her amazing talent will be.

49. Christian The Lion

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Anthony Bourke John Rendall
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The book reissued and adapted for children after a YouTube video attracted millions of hits.

50. Chasing The Bear

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Robert B Parker
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Spenser, the private investigator, as a young man.

51. Hunger

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Michael Grant
Release date: May 26, 2009
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The adults are gone, the food is gone and the mutants are multiplying.

52. Odd And The Frost Giants

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Neil Gaiman
Release date: Sep 22, 2009
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A Norwegian boy sets out to save Asgard, city of the gods.

53. Going Bovine

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Libba Bray
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A teenager with mad cow disease, and some unusual friends, journey to find a cure.

54. I Am A Genius Of Unspeakable Evil And I Want To Be Your Class President

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Josh Lieb
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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World domination? A piece of cake compared with school politics.

55. Fallen

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Lauren Kate
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Thwarted love among misfits at a Savannah, Ga., boarding school.

56. A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Bill Bryson
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The wonder of science, from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.

57. The Mysterious Benedict Society And The Perilous Journey

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Trenton Lee Stewart
Release date: May 01, 2008
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The society has one week to save Mr. Benedict.

58. Thirty Days Has September: Cool Ways To Remember Stuff

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Chris Stevens
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Mnemonics, downsized.

59. We Are The Ship

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kadir Nelson
Release date: Jan 08, 2008
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The story of Negro League baseball.

60. Deeper

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Roderick Gordon Brian Williams
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Last updated on December 8, 2021