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#1 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 24 weeks


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#2 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID

Jeff Kinney

The travails and challenges of adolescence.

On the bestsellers list for 465 weeks


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#3 HARRY POTTER

JK Rowling

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

On the bestsellers list for 464 weeks


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#4 CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

Dav Pilkey

Boys and their principal fight evil.

On the bestsellers list for 105 weeks

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#5 DORK DIARIES

Rachel Renée Russell

Nikki Maxwell navigates the halls of middle school.

On the bestsellers list for 238 weeks


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#6 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS

Rick Riordan

A boy battles mythological monsters.

On the bestsellers list for 463 weeks


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#7 WHO WAS/IS . . . ?

Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators

Biographies unlock legendary lives.

On the bestsellers list for 38 weeks


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#8 FALLING KINGDOMS

Morgan Rhodes

The fates of four teenagers intertwine in this epic fantasy.

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#9 THE BAD GUYS

Aaron Blabey

Tough animals in suits take on some real villains.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#10 WHAT WAS . . . ?

various authors

Exploring milestones and events in American culture and history.

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