Chapter Books: New York Times Best-Sellers

Want to know about the biggest page-turners for kids and young adults before you buy? Check out our list of New York Times best-selling chapter books. Not only will you find the hottest new arrivals, you'll also see the insanely popular books that stick around on the list for months. Each week, we'll update our list with the New York Times' top five best-sellers for middle grade readers and the top five best-sellers for teens. So be sure to come back often, as new books come hot off the presses every week. And for older best-selling titles, check out our list of award-winning books.

Browse Chapter Books: New York Times Best-Sellers

Louisiana's Way Home Book Poster Image
Harrowing, heartfelt, funny tale of '70s Southern tween.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2018)
(2018)
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Wonder Book Poster Image
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
(2012)
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Start Now! You Can Make a Difference Book Poster Image
Inspiring book cheers kids' efforts to make things better.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
(2018)
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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Girl invents a painting machine in fun story of engineering.
By Andrea Beaty
(2018)
(2018)
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Refugee Book Poster Image
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
(2017)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
(2018)
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The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Book Poster Image
Entertaining sequel has strong girl-power messages.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2018)
(2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
(2018)
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Dry Book Poster Image
Dry
Gripping disaster novel imagines California without water.
By Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
(2018)
(2018)
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