Childrens Middle Grade

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#1 FROZEN

RH Disney

The junior novelization of the movie, loosely based on “The Snow Queen.”

On the bestsellers list for 19 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 71 weeks


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#3 RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler visits Boston in 1765.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#4 THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS

Bill O'Reilly

Adapted from "Killing Jesus," recounting the events leading up to Jesus’ execution. 

On the bestsellers list for 1 week


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#5 LEGO, THE LEGO MOVIE

Kate Howard

A junior novel retelling of the film.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#6 RUSH REVERE AND THE BRAVE PILGRIMS

Rush Limbaugh

A time traveler lands on the Mayflower.

On the bestsellers list for 23 weeks


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#7 THE FINISHER

David Baldacci

A teenager uncovers the mysteries of a village surrounded by a beast-filled forest.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#8 EVER AFTER HIGH, THE UNFAIREST OF THEM ALL

Shannon Hale

Not all of the children of fairy-tale characters want to step into their parents’ shoes.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#9 FLORA AND ULYSSES

Kate DiCamillo

A rodent with unusual powers.

On the bestsellers list for 26 weeks


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#10 THE CARE AND KEEPING OF YOU 1

Valorie Schaefer

The changing body.

On the bestsellers list for 46 weeks


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#11 A LONG WALK TO WATER

Linda Sue Park

A Sudanese tale of survival.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#12 THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

Katherine Applegate

A gorilla who lives in a mall meets an elephant.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#13 SKY RAIDERS

Brandon Mull

On Halloween, a sixth grader and his friends are transported to a strange land called the Outskirts.

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 for a way to speak.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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#15 TIMMY FAILURE

Stephan Pastis

An 11-year-old runs a detective agency.

On the bestsellers list for 0 weeks


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