New York Times Children’s Middle Grade Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 2

There are 77 books in the New York Times Children’s Middle Grade Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. The Invaders

Weeks on the list: 5

by: John Flanagan
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A sacred artifact is stolen under the Herons’ watch. Now they must get it back. Book 2 of the Brotherband Chronicles.

32. Clockwork Prince

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Cass ra Clare
Release date: Dec 06, 2011
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After “Clockwork Angel” comes Book 2 of the Infernal Devices.

33. The Land Of Stories, The Wishing Spell

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Chris Colfer
Release date: Jul 02, 2013
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An old book offers a passage into the lives of fairy-tale characters.

34. Pandemonium

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Lauren Oliver
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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Fighting a world where love is a disease; “Delirium” follow-up.

35. The Lego Book

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Daniel Lipkowitz
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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An illustrated history of the Lego Group, the Danish toy maker.

36. The Fame Game

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Lauren Conrad
Release date: Apr 03, 2012
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Madison Parker has her own show; now she must watch her back.

37. Seraphina

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Rachel Hartman
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In a world where humans and dragons coexist, a girl with a gift for music has reason to fear both sides.

38. Every Day

Weeks on the list: 3

by: David Levithan
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A teenager who wakes up in a different body every day finds love.

39. Seconds Away

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Harlan Coben
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Mickey Bolitar and his new friends find themselves at the center of a terrifying mystery.

40. One Direction: Dare To Dream

Weeks on the list: 3

by: the members of One Direction
Release date: May 22, 2012
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Life as a boy band.

41. Liar & Spy

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Rebecca Stead
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Stead’s misfit hero contends with a bully and an eccentric new friend.

42. The Empty City

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Erin Hunter
Release date: May 07, 2013
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Lucky is a lone dog, but he must learn new ways when his world is turned upside down.

43. The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Rick Riordan
Release date: Mar 20, 2012
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For followers of the series, a primer on its people, places, gods and creatures.

44. Tilt

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Ellen Hopkins
Release date: Sep 11, 2012
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Three teenagers cling to the remnants of their secure and familiar world even as the ground shifts under their feet.

45. The Raven Boys

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Maggie Stiefvater
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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The daughter of a town psychic lives under a dark prophecy.

46. Dodger

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Terry Pratchett
Release date: Sep 25, 2012
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History and fantasy blend in the tale of a 17-year-old street urchin.

47. Lauren Conrad Beauty

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Lauren Conrad
Release date: Oct 16, 2012
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A guide with personal anecdotes and step-by-step lessons in makeup.

48. Days Of Blood And Starlight

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Laini Taylor
Release date: Nov 06, 2012
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In this sequel to “Daughter of Smoke and Bone,” Karou must decide how far she will go to avenge her people.

49. Wildwood

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Colin Meloy
Release date: Aug 30, 2011
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A girl’s brother is kidnapped by crows.

50. Infinity Ring Book 1, A Mutiny In Time

Weeks on the list: 2

by: James Dashner
Release date: Aug 28, 2012
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51. Cinder

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Marissa Meyer
Release date: Jan 03, 2012
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A cyborg with a wicked stepmother and a mysterious past is at the center of an intergalactic struggle.

52. A Million Suns

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Beth Revis
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Elder and Amy race to discover the truth behind life on the spaceship Godspeed.

53. Hallowed

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Cynthia H
Release date: Jan 17, 2012
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In this sequel to “Unearthly,” Clara is torn between love and the role she seems destined to play as an “angel-blood.”

54. Fever

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Lauren DeStefano
Release date: Feb 21, 2012
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Seeking safety, Rhine and Gabriel fall into a trap; the sequel to “Wither.”

55. The Calling

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kelley Armstrong
Release date: Apr 10, 2012
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Friends face the wilderness; Book 2 of Darkness Rising.

56. The Selection

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kiera Cass
Release date: Apr 24, 2012
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For 35 girls, a chance to escape a life laid out since birth.

57. Bitterblue

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Kristin Cashore
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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In this “Graceling” sequel, Bitterblue is queen, but her father’s violent influence lives on.

58. Inside Out And Back Again

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Thanhha Lai
Release date: Jan 02, 2013
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59. A Hero For Wondla

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Tony DiTerlizzi
Release date: May 08, 2012
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Something sinister threatens planet Orbona.

60. Railsea

Weeks on the list: 1

by: China Miéville
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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An obsessive pursuit in a strange world of endless train lines.

Last updated on December 8, 2021