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

Wonder Book Poster Image
Moving tale of facially different boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
(2012)
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The Wild Robot Escapes Book Poster Image
Animals aid robot journey in sequel tinged with human love.
By Peter Brown
(2018)
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
(2018)
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The Wild Robot Book Poster Image
Robot vs. wilderness in poignant survival tale.
By Peter Brown
(2016)
(2016)
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Hello, Universe Book Poster Image
Charming tale of friendship, courage, and self-acceptance.
By Erin Entrada Kelly
(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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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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Turtles All the Way Down Book Poster Image
Thought-provoking exploration of mental illness, first love.
By John Green
(2017)
(2017)
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One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
Dirty secrets abound in fun but intense high school mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2017)
(2017)
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I Have Lost My Way Book Poster Image
Three teens meet and change one another in poignant story.
By Gayle Forman
(2018)
(2018)
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