Book Trends To Watch For In 2013

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Everyone loves reading and with the year ending we have to look forward to the new book series and topics that will be popular.

Scholastic has shared there list of book trends to watch for in 2013

  • Bullying- every child will experience a bully in their lifetime
  1. The Meanest Birthday Girl by Josh Schneider  (May/2013)
  2. The Call Of The Bully by Scott Starkey  (January/2013)
  • Science Fiction: Everyone loves the suspense
  1. Lunar Chronicles: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (February/2013)
  2. Pulse by Patrick Carman (February/2013)
  • Intriguing Nonfiction: Biographies and Literature have always been kids favorite
  1. Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson (January 2013)
  2. Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin (January 2013)
  • Novels in Cartoons: The success of Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, expect more.
  1. Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers by Dav Pilkey (January/2013)
  2. Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel (January/2013)
  • Kid Lit On The screen: Get ready to see your favorite book on the big screen.
  • War:  this year marks 150th anniversary of the Civil War
  1. I Survived The Battle Of Gettysburg by Lauren Tarshis (January 2013)
  2. What Was The Battle Of Gettysburg by Jim O Conner (February 2013)
  • Tough Girls:  In 2013 be introduced to more powerful female characters 
  1.  Legend and it’s sequel Prodigy by Marie Lu (January 2013)
  2. Lawless by Jeffery Salane (February 2013)
  • Survival Stories:  Survival stories have been more popular thanks to reality TV.
  1. Finding Zasha by Randi Burrow (January 2013)
  2. Stranded by Survivor Host Jeff Probst and Chris Tebbetts (February 2013)
  • Spotlight on Diversity: Readers can learn about their families, themselves and cultures with these books that focus on cultural diversity.
  1. The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine (January 2012)
  2. Hold Fast by Blue Balliett (March 2013)
  • Nature Runs Amok: Get ready for adventure in the wild with page turning sic-fi titles.
  1. Infestation by Timothy J Bradley (April 2013)
  2. Killer Species: Menace From the Deep (July 2013)

All books will be available through Scholastic Book Fairs/Book Clubs and stores near you. 

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