Check Out: What Montgomery County Reads

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents. Have you ever wondered what the county is reading? We turned to MCPL to find out. Children’s Collection Specialist Jeannette Handler gave us the answers.

For the month of November, the most read books by genre are:

Juvenile FictionDiary of a Wimpy Kid

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
  • Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-happy Heartbreaker by Rachel R. Russell
  • Extreme Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm

Juvenile Non FictionTrain Your Brain to be a math genius

  • Train Your Brain to be a Math Genius by Mike Goldsmith
  • Quiz Whiz—National Geographic
  • National Geographic Kids Everything Dolphins by Elizabeth Carney

Young AdultBleach Volume 1

  • Bleach series-graphic novels by Tite Kubo
  • Fairy Tail-graphic novel by Hiro Mashima
  • Naruto series-graphic novels by Masashi Kishimoto

Adult FictionThe Storyteller

  • The Storyteller— by Jodi Picoult
  • The English Girl: A Novel by Daniel Silva
  • The Burgess Boys: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Adult NonFictionUnbroken

  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Take a look at MCPL’s Report to the Community 2012 to learn more.

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