Childrens Middle Grade

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#1 THE ISLE OF THE LOST

Melissa de la Cruz

Children of famous villains band together to retrieve the Dragon’s Eye; a Descendants novel.

On the bestsellers list for 11 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 138 weeks


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#3 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 81 weeks


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#4 SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK

Robert Beatty

In 1899, children go missing at a sumptuous Vanderbilt estate.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 MINIONS

Good servants, bad masters; the junior novelization.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#6 INSIDE OUT

Inside the mind of an 11-year-old; the junior novelization.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#7 HITLER'S LAST DAYS

Bill O'Reilly

An account of the collapse of the Third Reich and the death of the Nazi leader.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#8 DESCENDANTS

Adapted Rico Green

A second chance for the offspring of evil; the junior novelization.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#9 THE GRAVEYARD BOOK

Neil Gaiman with Dave McKean

To avoid a killer, a boy lives in a cemetery. 

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#10 COUNTING BY 7s

Holly Goldberg Sloan

Willow struggles to adjust after the death of her adoptive parents.

On the bestsellers list for 14 weeks


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#11 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 JURASSIC WORLD

David Lewman

More prehistoric havoc; the junior novelization.

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#13 THE PRINCESS IN BLACK

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Princess Magnolia’s alter ego.

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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 MAX - BEST FRIEND. HERO. MARINE.

Boaz Yakin

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