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Smile by Raina TelgemeierThe Stonekeeper by Kazu KibuishiThe Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian SelznickDiary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyBone, Vol. 1 by Jeff Smith
Best Graphic Novels for Children
1,264 books — 1,701 voters
The Eighth Day by Dianne K. SalerniThe Only Thing Worse Than Witches by Lauren MagazinerThe Blood of Olympus by Rick RiordanA Snicker of Magic by Natalie LloydBlood and Fire by Marcus Alexander
Middle Grade Novels of 2014
516 books — 1,224 voters

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert  BeattyThe Sword of Summer by Rick RiordanFish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly HuntThe War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker BradleyThe Last Ever After by Soman Chainani
Middle Grade Novels of 2015
588 books — 1,166 voters
Pilfer Academy by Lauren MagazinerThe Hidden Oracle by Rick RiordanThe Hammer of Thor by Rick RiordanThe Lost Knight by Candy AtkinsPax by Sara Pennypacker
Middle Grade Novels of 2016
602 books — 1,001 voters

The School for Good and Evil by Soman ChainaniThe Runaway King by Jennifer A. NielsenThe House of Hades by Rick RiordanEscape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris GrabensteinRump by Liesl Shurtliff
Middle Grade Novels of 2013
379 books — 886 voters
The Princess and the Page by Christina  FarleyForget Me Not by Ellie TerryThe Dark Prophecy by Rick RiordanThe Ship of the Dead by Rick RiordanThe Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie
Middle Grade Novels of 2017
548 books — 831 voters

Wizardmatch by Lauren MagazinerMystery in the Mansion by Lauren MagazinerAru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani ChokshiThe Burning Maze by Rick RiordanThe Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Middle Grade Novels of 2018
577 books — 716 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanDivergent by Veronica Roth
Best Books For 12-13 Year Old Girls
688 books — 644 voters

The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick RiordanAru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani ChokshiThe Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan GemeinhartTunnel of Bones by Victoria SchwabDragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
Middle Grade Novels of 2019
500 books — 493 voters
Efrén Divided by Ernesto CisnerosThe Tower of Nero by Rick RiordanFrom the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae MarksAru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani ChokshiHollowpox by Jessica  Townsend
Middle Grade Novels of 2020
541 books — 465 voters

Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. AlstonAru Shah and the City of Gold by Roshani ChokshiStarfish by Lisa FippsThe Accidental Apprentice by Amanda FoodyThe Gilded Girl by Alyssa Colman
Middle Grade Novels of 2021
521 books — 379 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingBlood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Best Tween/Teen/YA Books
458 books — 349 voters

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel FrederickI'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally CarterAnna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsMuch Ado About Anne by Heather Vogel FrederickBlood and Fire by Marcus Alexander
Tween/Teen Chick-Lit & Realistic Fiction
289 books — 267 voters
Amari and the Great Game by B.B. AlstonSilverborn by Jessica  TownsendWitchlings by Claribel A. OrtegaAru Shah and the Nectar of Immortality by Roshani ChokshiStellarlune by Shannon Messenger
Middle Grade Novels of 2022
376 books — 242 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingSmile by Raina TelgemeierTales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All by Rachel Renée RussellBlood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Best Girls Tween Fiction
347 books — 235 voters

Arsenic for Tea by Robin StevensFirst Class Murder by Robin StevensThe D'Evil Diaries by Tatum FlynnThe Hollow Boy by Jonathan StroudThe Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell
UKMG Books Of 2015
47 books — 63 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisArchibald Finch and the Lost Witches by Michel GuyonBlood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderThe Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Best Reads for Tweens
165 books — 45 voters

My Name Is Rapunzel by K.C. HiltonDivergent by Veronica RothBlood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderThe Selection by Kiera CassThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
best books or tweens
42 books — 30 voters
Sex is a Funny Word by Cory SilverbergIt's Perfectly Normal by Robie H. HarrisIt's So Amazing! by Robie H. HarrisIt's Not the Stork! by Robie H. HarrisWhat Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg
Progressive Sexuality Education
34 books — 30 voters

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloThe Penderwicks by Jeanne BirdsallOne Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-GarciaThe Summer of the Swans by Betsy ByarsSisters by Raina Telgemeier
Middle Grade Summer Themed Books
241 books — 28 voters
The Auditions by Stacy GreggTake the Reins by Jessica BurkhartShowjumpers by Stacy GreggBlack Beauty by Anna SewellRiding Star by Stacy Gregg
Tween Horse Books!
136 books — 24 voters

I Capture the Castle by Dodie SmithWe Wove a Web in Childhood by Ruth  ThomasNew Girl on Salt Flat Road by Marcy WinogradLook Into My Eyes by Lauren ChildBlood and Fire by Marcus Alexander
Best Reads For Tween Girls
43 books — 16 voters

Skating on Mars by Caroline HuntoonThe Ever Storms by Amanda FoodyAudrey Covington Breaks the Rules by Karina  EvansUntitled by B.B. AlstonJude Saves the World by Ronnie Riley
Middle Grade Novels of 2023
61 books — 13 voters
Blood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankA Walk to Remember by Nicholas SparksIf I Stay by Gayle FormanAre You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
Life as a Young Teen
25 books — 8 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Tween Novels Made into Movies
33 books — 5 voters
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineThe Giver by Lois LowrySurviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. TolanBlood and Fire by Marcus AlexanderElsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin
Books That Inspire: Tween Edition
8 books — 4 voters

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