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 94 weeks


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#2 PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS

Rick Riordan

The title hero offers a personal tour of the pantheon.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#3 THE IRON TRIAL

Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Loyalty is tested at a training school for young mages.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#4 NIGHTMARES!

Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

A boy has bad dreams.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 66 weeks


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#6 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 33 weeks


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#7 TREASURE HUNTERS

James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

Four sailor siblings search for their missing parents.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 FRANK EINSTEIN AND THE ANTIMATTER MOTOR

Jon Scieszka

A boy tries to win a science prize to save his grandfather's fix-it shop.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#9 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A girl longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 48 weeks


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#10 ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Chris Grabenstein

A group is locked in a futuristic library.

On the bestsellers list for 15 weeks


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#11 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 STAR WARS: JEDI ACADEMY, RETURN OF THE PADAWAN

Jeffrey Brown

A boy begins his second year of training.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 2

Cara Natterson

Tips for older girls.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 I AM MALALA

Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 INSIDE OUT AND BACK AGAIN

Thanhha Lai

Ha, 10, flees Saigon with her family, and they board a ship headed for America.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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