Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The last of our 2017 bestsellers lists--middle grade through teen books for kids

Here is the second half of our bestsellers featuring books for kids. It's for middle grade through teen. I'd call it chapter books, but I categorized the early chapter books with the picture books.

1. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: Ship of the Dead V3, by Rick Riordan
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
3. Hollow Earth, by John Barrowman and Carole E. Barrowman
4. Lucy and Andy Neanderthal, by Jeffrey Brown
5. Stone Cold Age V2, by Jeffrey Brown
6. The Explorer, by Katherine Rundell
7. The Stars Beneath Our Feet, by David Barclay Moore
8. Just Fly Away, by Andrew McCarthy
9. Ghost (paperback), by Jason Reynolds
10. Turtles All the Way Down, by John Green
11. The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
12. The Conjuror, by John Barrowman and Carole E. Barrowman
13. Patina, by Jason Reynolds
14. Posted, by John David Anderson
15. The Playbook, by Kwame Alexander
16. Sidekicks, by Will Kostakis
17. The Legend of Sam Miracle V1, by N.D. Wilson
18. Rooftoppers, by Katherine Rundell
19. Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms, by Katherine Rundell
20. Wolf Wilder, by Katherine Rundell
21. Ghost (hardcover), by Jason Reynolds
22. Going Wild V1, by Lisa McMann
23. Wonder (original jacket), by R.J. Palacio
24. The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander
25. The Book of Dust, by Philip Pullman
26. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavullo
27. Booked, by Kwame Alexander
28. Predator Vs. Prey V2, by Lisa McMann
29. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Getway, by Jeff Kinney
30. Here We Are, edited by Kelly Jensen
31. Jake the Fake Keeps it Real V1, by Craig Robinson, with illustrations by Keith Knight
32. The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters, by Sean Connolly
33. Sidekicked V1, by John David Anderson
34. As Brave As You, by Jason Reynolds
35. Ms. Bixby's Last Day, by John David Anderson
36. What Color Is My World?, by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
37. Song of Glory and Ghost V2, by N.D. Wilson
38. Fish in a Tree, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
39. Cosmic Commandos, by Chris Eliopolous
40. Pax, by Sara Pennypacker, with illustrations by Jon Klassen
41. Flying Lessons and Other Stories, edited by Ellen Oh
42. Forgetting Spell V2, by Lauren Myracle
43. The Star Thief, by Lindsey Becker
44. The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, by Karina Yan Glaser
45. The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill
46. The Wild Robot, by Peter Brown
47. The Someday Birds, by Sally J. Pla
48. Oh, Ick, by Jessica Garrettt and Joy Masoff
49. The Trials of Apollo: Dark Prophecy V2, by Rick Riordan
50. All American Boys, by Jason Kennedy and Brendan Kiely

Our top five books in this category that had no event component
1. Turtles All the Way Down, by John Green
2. The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas
3. Wonder, by R.J. Palacio
4. The Book of Dust, by Philip Pullman
5. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, byElena Favilli and Francesca Cavullo

One thing I noticed is that compared to other book categories, there's more orange!

I don't have much else to say. It was fun putting these together!

1 comment:

Kelly Jensen said...

Thanks for all of your love and support for HERE WE ARE this year. Seeing it on this list has certainly kicked off my new year nicely (not to mention I love lists like this and how different they are from some of the other bestseller lists) <3

--Kelly Jensen