Childrens Middle Grade

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#1 WONDER

R J Palacio

A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.

On the bestsellers list for 86 weeks


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#2 FROZEN

RH Disney

The junior novelization of the movie, based on “The Snow Queen.”

On the bestsellers list for 34 weeks


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#3 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 58 weeks


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#4 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 25 weeks


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#5 ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Chris Grabenstein

After spending the night in a locked, futuristic library, a group must find its way out. 

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#6 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs for a way to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 40 weeks


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#7 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 75 weeks


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#8 RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler arrives in Boston in 1765.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks


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#9 THE STAFF OF SERAPIS

Rick Riordan

A magician and a goddess's daughter face down ancient enemy; a stand-alone e-book.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#10 FLORA AND ULYSSES

Kate DiCamillo

A rodent with unusual powers.

On the bestsellers list for 41 weeks


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#11 RUSH REVERE AND THE BRAVE PILGRIMS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler lands on the Mayflower.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 2

Cara Natterson

Tips for older girls.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL

Soman Chainani

Two friends are trained, one to be pure and one to be wicked.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 COUNTING BY 7s

Holly Goldberg Sloan

Willow, 12, has a hard time making friends after her adoptive parents die in a car accident.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 TIMMY FAILURE, NOW LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE

Stephan Pastis

A grade schooler tries to become the best detective of his generation.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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