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 112 weeks


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#2 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 97 weeks


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#3 BROWN GIRL DREAMING

Jacqueline Woodson

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

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#4 I AM MALALA

Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

The Pakistani girl who risked her life for education and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#5 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A girl longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 55 weeks


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#6 THE TERRIBLE TWO

Mac Barnett and Jory John

Pranksters duel in a sleepy town.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#7 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 44 weeks


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#8 HOUSE OF ROBOTS

James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

An extraordinary robot signs up for an ordinary fifth-grade class.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#9 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 83 weeks


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#10 PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS

Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson offers a personal tour of the pantheon.

On the bestsellers list for 22 weeks


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#11 RAIN REIGN

Ann M Martin

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Chris Grabenstein

A group is locked in a futuristic library.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 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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#14 THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH

Jennifer L Holm

A cranky boy resembles Ellie’s grandfather.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 THE PRINCESS IN BLACK

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Princess Magnolia’s alter ego.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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