New York Times Children’s Middle Grade Hardcover Best Sellers 2021 Complete List Page 1

There are 51 books in the New York Times Children’s Middle Grade Hardcover Best Sellers 2021 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Ickabog

Weeks on the list: 45

by: J.K. Rowling
Release date: Nov 10, 2020
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A fearsome monster threatens the kingdom of Cornucopia.

2. Wonder

Weeks on the list: 44

by: R.J. Palacio
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A boy with a facial deformity starts school.

3. The One And Only Bob

Weeks on the list: 41

by: Katherine Applegate.
Release date: May 05, 2020
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In this sequel to “The One and Only Ivan,” Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister.

4. Refugee

Weeks on the list: 38

by: Alan Gratz
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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Three children in three different conflicts look for safe haven.

5. Amari And The Night Brothers

Weeks on the list: 31

by: B.B. Alston
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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Amari Peters competes for a spot at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs.

6. Ground Zero

Weeks on the list: 29

by: Alan Gratz
Release date: Feb 02, 2021
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Parallel storylines of Brandon and Reshmina take place on Sept. 11th, in 2001 and 2019.

7. The Complete Cookbook For Young Chefs

Weeks on the list: 25

by: America’s Test Kitchen Kids
Release date: Sep 15, 2018
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Over 100 kid-tested recipes from America’s Test Kitchen.

8. Best Nerds Forever

Weeks on the list: 15

by: James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
Release date: May 03, 2021
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As a ghost, Finn attempts to solve his own murder.

9. The Official Harry Potter Baking Book

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Joanna Farrow
Release date: Jan 08, 2021
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Forty-three tasty recipes inspired by the Harry Potter films.

10. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Jeff Kinney
Release date: Apr 07, 2020
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Roland and Garg the Barbarian embark on a quest to save Roland’s mom from the White Warlock.

11. Becoming: Adapted For Young Readers

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Michelle Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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A memoir of the former first lady.

12. Little Leaders

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Vashti Harrison
Release date: Dec 05, 2017
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The biographies of 40 African-American women who made a difference.

13. Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son

Weeks on the list: 12

by: James Patterson
Release date: Jun 28, 2021
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Ali investigates the shooting of new friend, Zoe.

14. Little Legends: Exceptional Men In Black History

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Vashti Harrison with Kwesi Johnson
Release date: Nov 12, 2019
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Biographies of trailblazing black men.

15. Diary Of An Awesome Friendly Kid

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Jeff Kinney
Release date: Apr 09, 2019
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Greg’s best friend Rowley Jefferson writes his own diary.

16. When You Trap A Tiger

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Tae Keller
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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Lily makes a deal with a magical tiger to heal her ailing grandmother.

17. Pax, Journey Home

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Sara Pennypacker.
Release date: Sep 07, 2021
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A boy and his pet fox reunite after a year of separation.

18. Stamped (For Kids)

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Jason Reynolds Ibram X. Kendi and Sonja Cherry-Paul
Release date: May 11, 2021
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An adaptation of “Stamped” for younger readers.

19. The Game Master: Summer Schooled

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Matt and Rebecca Zamolo
Release date: Jun 01, 2021
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Rebecca Zamolo takes on the Game Master, who threatens to ruin summer.

20. We Are Family

Weeks on the list: 8

by: LeBron James and Andrea Williams
Release date: Aug 31, 2021
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Friends rally together to save their after-school basketball program, known as Hoop Group.

21. Pony

Weeks on the list: 7

by: R.J. Palacio
Release date: Sep 28, 2021
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A young boy sets out on a perilous journey across America to rescue his father.

22. A Tale Of Witchcraft…

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Chris Colfer
Release date: Oct 06, 2020
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In this sequel to “A Tale of Magic…” a mysterious new witch arrives at the academy with dark intentions.

23. Becoming Muhammad Ali

Weeks on the list: 6

by: James Patterson and Kwame Alexander
Release date: Oct 05, 2020
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A biographical novel of the prolific boxing champion.

24. Willodeen

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Katherine Applegate
Release date: Sep 07, 2021
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Willodeen investigates the disappearance of hummingbears from Perchance.

25. The Christmas Pig

Weeks on the list: 5

by: J.K. Rowling.
Release date: Oct 12, 2021
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When a young boy’s favorite toy goes missing, it’s Christmas Pig to the rescue!

26. Wow In The World

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz.
Release date: Mar 02, 2021
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A journey through the pubescent body.

27. Dude Perfect 101 Tricks, Tips, And Cool Stuff

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Dude Perfect with Travis Thrasher
Release date: Jun 08, 2021
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Step-by-step instructions to do your own trick shots.

28. The Complete Baking Book For Young Chefs

Weeks on the list: 4

by: America’s Test Kitchen Kids
Release date: Oct 01, 2019
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One hundred plus kid-tested baking recipes.

29. The Beatryce Prophecy

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Kate DiCamillo.
Release date: Sep 28, 2021
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The prophecy of a girl who will unseat a king unfurls.

30. The Cursed Carnival And Other Calamities

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Rick Riordan. et al
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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A collection of 10 stories based on world mythologies.

Last updated on November 25, 2021