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 99 weeks


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#2 THE CONTRACT

Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell

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

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#3 PERCY JACKSON'S GREEK GODS

Rick Riordan

The hero who gives his name to the title offers a personal tour of the pantheon.

On the bestsellers list for 9 weeks


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#4 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 38 weeks


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#5 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 71 weeks


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#6 ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Chris Grabenstein

A group is locked in a futuristic library.

On the bestsellers list for 20 weeks


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#7 I AM MALALA

Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick

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

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#8 RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler arrives in Boston in 1765.

On the bestsellers list for 24 weeks


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#9 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A girl longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 51 weeks


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#10 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 86 weeks


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#11 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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#12 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 2

Cara Natterson

Tips for older girls.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 BROWN GIRL DREAMING

Jacqueline Woodson

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#14 MALICE TOWARD NONE

Jack E Levin

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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