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 85 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 33 weeks


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#3 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 6 weeks


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#4 RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler arrives in Boston in 1765.

On the bestsellers list for 18 weeks


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#5 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 74 weeks


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#6 FLORA AND ULYSSES

Kate DiCamillo

A rodent with unusual powers.

On the bestsellers list for 40 weeks


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#7 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 57 weeks


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#8 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

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

On the bestsellers list for 39 weeks


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#9 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 24 weeks


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#10 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 8 weeks


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#11 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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#12 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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#13 WHEN YOU REACH ME

Rebecca Stead

A sixth-grade girl in New York City receives mysterious notes.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 THE GLASS SENTENCE

S E Grove

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 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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