The Best Books of 2012
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Results for Best Middle Grade & Children's

WINNER 16,681 votes

The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
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Annabeth is terrified. Just when she's about to be reunited with Percy—after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera—it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her friends Jason, Piper, and Leo fly in on the Argo II, she can’t blame the Roman demigods for thinking the ship is a Greek weapon. With its steaming bronze dragon masthead, Leo's fantastica ...more

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The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
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7,912 votes
The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney
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6,216 votes
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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5,590 votes
The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer
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4,311 votes
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
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3,715 votes
The Serpent's Shadow by Rick Riordan
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3,074 votes
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
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2,394 votes
The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict by Trenton Lee Stewart
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2,084 votes
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
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1,717 votes
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
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880 votes
Seeds of Rebellion by Brandon Mull
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795 votes
See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles
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776 votes
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
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736 votes
The Council of Mirrors by Michael Buckley
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684 votes
Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale
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630 votes
The Dead of Night by Peter Lerangis
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474 votes
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente
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374 votes
Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket
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162 votes
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
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123 votes
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
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