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#1 LAND OF STORIES

Chris Colfer

Fairy tales and classic stories collide.

On the bestsellers list for 34 weeks


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#2 HARRY POTTER

J K Rowling

A wizard hones his conjuring skills in the service of fighting evil.

On the bestsellers list for 434 weeks


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#3 CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

Dav Pilkey

Boys and their principal fight evil.

On the bestsellers list for 75 weeks

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#4 MERCY WATSON

Kate DiCamillo

The adventures of an irrepressible adopted pig.

On the bestsellers list for 5 weeks


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#5 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID

Jeff Kinney

The travails and challenges of adolescence.

On the bestsellers list for 435 weeks


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#6 DESCENDANTS

Melissa de la Cruz

A three-pronged prize pits teams against each other.

On the bestsellers list for 8 weeks


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#7 DORK DIARIES

Rachel Renée Russell

Nikki Maxwell navigates the halls of middle school.

On the bestsellers list for 215 weeks


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#8 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS

Rick Riordan

A boy battles mythological monsters.

On the bestsellers list for 437 weeks


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#9 WHO WAS/IS . . . ?

Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators

Biographies unlock legendary lives.

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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#10 SERAFINA

Robert Beatty

Plucky, quirky and courageous, Serafina struggles to harness her powers before it's too late.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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