New York Times Chapter Books Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 1

There are 78 books in the New York Times Chapter Books Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Lost Hero

Weeks on the list: 49

by: Rick Riordan
Release date: Jan 25, 2012
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A return to Camp Half-Blood and semi-divine characters old and new.

2. The Red Pyramid: The Kane Chronicles, Book One

Weeks on the list: 33

by: Rick Riordan Orpheus Collar
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet in a new adventure.

3. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Ransom Riggs Cass ra Jean
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs.

4. The Throne Of Fire

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Rick Riordan
Release date: May 03, 2011
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The Kanes seek the sun god, Ra; Book 2 of the Kane Chronicles.

5. Tales From A Not-So-Popular Party Girl

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Rachel Renée Russell
Release date: Jun 08, 2010
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The further reflections of a junior Samuel Pepys of the female variety; a “Dork Diaries” book.

6. I Am Number Four

Weeks on the list: 18

by: Pittacus Lore
Release date: Aug 03, 2010
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Unbeknowst to Earth dwellers, members of another civilization live among them.

7. What Happened To Goodbye

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Sarah Dessen
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A girl rediscovers herself after her parents’ bitter divorce.

8. Matched

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Ally Condie
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In this dystopian romance, a girl rebels against a deterministic future society. (Ages 12 and up)

9. Middle School, The Worst Years Of My Life

Weeks on the list: 14

by: James Patterson Chris Tebbetts
Release date: Jun 27, 2011
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Rafe breaks every rule in the book.

10. Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Tom Angleberger
Release date: Aug 01, 2011
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Origami Yoda to the rescue.

11. Wonderstruck

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Brian Selznick
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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In alternating stories told in words and pictures, children look for loved ones.

12. Dork Diaries

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Rachel Renée Russell
Release date: Jun 02, 2009
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Reflections of a junior Samuel Pepys of the female variety.

13. Moon Over Manifest

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Clare V erpool
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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In this Newbery winner, 12-year-old Abigail solves a mystery in Depression-era Kansas.

14. Theodore Boone: The Abduction

Weeks on the list: 12

by: John Grisham
Release date: Jun 06, 2011
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The “kid lawyer” uses his legal skills to find a missing friend.

15. Every Thing On It

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Shel Silverstein
Release date: Sep 20, 2011
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Poems and drawings by the author of “Where the Sidewalk Ends.”

16. Divergent

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Veronica Roth
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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A girl must prove her mettle in a dystopia split into five factions.

17. The Power Of Six

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Pittacus Lore
Release date: Aug 23, 2011
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Nine Loric aliens came to Earth seeking refuge. Six remain.

18. Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Hannah Dolan others
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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More than 300 minifigures.

19. The Son Of Neptune

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Rick Riordan
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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The cast of characters expands; Book 2 of the Heroes of Olympus.

20. Witch And Wizard

Weeks on the list: 9

by: James Patterson Gabrielle Charbonnet
Release date: Dec 14, 2009
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One of each, brother and sister, flex their newfound powers.

21. Justin Bieber, First Step 2 Forever

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Justin Bieber
Release date: Oct 12, 2010
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A young musician reaches out to fans with short takes, Web posts and photos.

22. The Lying Game

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Sara Shepard
Release date: Dec 07, 2010
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A long-lost twin impersonates her dead sister to try to solve her murder.

23. A World Without Heroes

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Br on Mull
Release date: Feb 14, 2012
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A young boy is transported to a world ruled by an evil wizard.

24. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Stephenie Meyer
Release date: Apr 12, 2011
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A definitive guide to all things “Twilight.”

25. Super Diaper Baby 2

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers.

26. The Emerald Atlas

Weeks on the list: 6

by: John Stephens
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Three siblings discover a mysterious book that unlocks a powerful prophecy.

27. Michael Vey: The Prisoner Of Cell 25

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Richard Paul Evans
Release date: Aug 09, 2011
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Special powers prove dangerous.

28. The Lego Ideas Book

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Daniel Lipkowitz
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Tips for taking the brick projects you have and making something new.

29. Torment

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Lauren Kate
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A novel about the nephilim, the children of humans and fallen angels.

30. The Gift

Weeks on the list: 5

by: James Patterson Ned Rust
Release date: Dec 13, 2010
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A sister and brother flex their new powers.

Last updated on December 8, 2021