Childrens Middle Grade

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#1 HOUSE OF ROBOTS

James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

A robot signs up for a fifth-grade class.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#2 WONDER

R J Palacio

A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.

On the bestsellers list for 106 weeks


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#3 PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS

Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson offers a personal tour of the pantheon.

On the bestsellers list for 16 weeks


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#4 BROWN GIRL DREAMING

Jacqueline Woodson

A memoir in verse; a 2014 National Book Award winner.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#5 THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH

Jennifer L Holm

A cranky boy resembles Ellie’s grandfather.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#6 THE PRINCESS IN BLACK

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Princess Magnolia’s alter ego.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#7 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 78 weeks


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#8 THE CONTRACT

Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell

The dream of being a Yankee started when Jeter was a boy.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#9 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 91 weeks


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#10 LEROY NINKER SADDLES UP

Kate DiCamillo

Boy meets horse.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#11 TREASURE HUNTERS: DANGER DOWN THE NILE

James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

A search for missing parents.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 I AM MALALA

Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

The Pakistani girl who won the Nobel.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A girl longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 GREENGLASS HOUSE

Kate Milford

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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