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#1 HARRY POTTER

JK Rowling

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

On the bestsellers list for 489 weeks


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#2 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID

Jeff Kinney

The travails and challenges of adolescence.

On the bestsellers list for 490 weeks


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#3 DOG MAN

Dav Pilkey

A dog’s head is combined with a policeman’s body to create this hybrid supercop hound.

On the bestsellers list for 49 weeks


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#4 DARKEST MINDS

Alexandra Bracken

A pandemic has left a girl with dangerous supernatural powers.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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#5 CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

Dav Pilkey

Boys and their principal fight evil.

On the bestsellers list for 130 weeks

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#6 GRAVITY FALLS

Alex Hirsch and various illustrators

The adventures of twins Dipper and Mabel Pines.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#7 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS

Rick Riordan

A boy battles mythological monsters.

On the bestsellers list for 479 weeks


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#8 WHO WAS/IS . . . ?

Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators

Biographies unlock legendary lives.

On the bestsellers list for 58 weeks


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#9 MIDDLE SCHOOL

James Patterson and others

More adventures with Rafe.

On the bestsellers list for 54 weeks


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#10 TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE

Jenny Han

A girl faces budding love, a widower father and the trials of getting into and ready for college.

On the bestsellers list for 4 weeks


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