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 14 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 141 weeks


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#3 MAL'S SPELL BOOK

adapted Tina McLeef

It was Maleficent’s before it was Mal’s; a Descendants book.

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#4 DESCENDANTS

adapted Rico Green

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

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#5 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 61 weeks


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#6 MAX

Boaz Yakin and Sheldon Lettich

The story of a canine military hero; also a movie.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#7 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 106 weeks


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#8 THE PRINCESS IN BLACK

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Princess Magnolia’s alter ego.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#9 COUNTING BY 7s

Holly Goldberg Sloan

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

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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#10 JURASSIC WORLD

David Lewman

More prehistoric havoc; the junior novelization.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#11 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 0 weeks


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#12 SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK

Robert Beatty

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

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 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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#14 OUT OF MY MIND

Sharon M Draper

A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 GOODBYE STRANGER

Rebecca Stead

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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