Best-seller lists are generally compounded of publishers' ballyhoo and booksellers' hopes, do not include children's books or reprints. The following list, arranged in order of nationwide sales, differs in that it is based on actual sales figures for last month, supplied by leading U. S. bookstores:
The YearlingMarjorie Kinnan RawlingsScribner ($2.50).
My Son, My Son!Howard SpringViking ($2.50).
The WallMary Roberts RinehartFarrar & Rinehart ($2).
The Importance of LivingLin Yu-tangReynal & Hitchcock ($3).
The CitadelA. J. CroninLittle, Brown ($2.50).
The Story of FerdinandMunro Leaf Viking ($1)....