Otowi Station’s top 10 best-sellers for 2010

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By Special to the Monitor

  The following books were best-sellers at Otowi Station this year:

All books
• “Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era,” LANL*
• “Los Alamos Trails,” Craig Martin*
* “Tomie’s Little Mother Goose,” Tomie DePaola
• “109 East Palace,” Jennet Conant
• “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” Richard Rhodes

• “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Stieg Larsson
• “The Girl Who Played with Fire,” Stieg Larsson
• “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” Garth Stein
• “Let the Great World Spin,” Colum McCann
• “Cry, the Beloved Country,” Alan Paton

Atomic History
• “Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era, “LANL*
• “109 East Palace,” Jennet Conant
• “The Making of the Atomic Bomb, “Richard Rhodes
• “Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute,” George Cowan*
• “The Twilight of the Bombs,” Richard Rhodes

• “Tomie’s Little Mother Goose,” Tomie DePaola
• “Time for Bed,” Mem Fox
• “Tiger Eyes,” Judy Blume
• “Periodic Table: Elements with Style!” Adrian Dingle
• “LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions,” Doug Sillinger, ed.

Young Adult
• “The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate,” Jacqueline Kelly
• “Mockingjay,” Suzanne Collins
• “The Lightning Thief,” Rick Riordan
• “The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner,” Stephenie Meyer
• “The Last Olympian,” Rick Riordan
• “The Elements,” Theodore Gray
• “Mad Science,” Theodore Gray
• “Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction,” John Austin
• “Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices,” William Gurstelle
• “The Disappearing Spoon and Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements,” Sam Kean

• “Field Guide to Understanding,” Sidney Dekker
• “Leading with Safety,” Thomas R. Krause
• “Shock Wave Science and Technology Reference Library, Volume 5,” Blaine Asay, ed.*
• “Public Works Management, American Public Works Association
“Pocket Ref,” Thomas J. Glover, ed.

*local author