The Children’s Book Review | June 5, 2014
Best Selling Books for Kids
This month, DK Readers: Star Wars are on top of The Children’s Book Review’s best selling kids series list. And the list of hand-selected series from the nationwide best selling Children’s Series list, as noted by The New York Times, features the same popular dystopian thriller series as last month from the likes of Veronica Roth and Suzanne Collins, the adventurous Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, and the relatable Diary of a Wimpy Kid books by Jeff Kinney.
The Children’s Book Review’s Best Selling Kids Series Books
DK Readers: Star Wars
With these classic Star Wars(r) Readers, children learn about the fantastic Jedi Knights, rogue Rebels, heroic allies, and evil Sith Lords that are loved by several generations.
Ages 6-8 | Publisher: DK Publishing
Nationwide Best Selling Kids Series Books
The Divergent series—dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance. A girl must prove her mettle in a dystopia divided into five factions.
Ages 14 and up | Publisher: HarperCollins
Hunger Games Trilogy
The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Gamestrilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available for the first time ever in a beautiful boxset edition. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is now complete!
Ages 12 and up | Publisher: Scholastic
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
By Jeff Kinney
An exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to.
Ages 9 to 12 | Publisher: Amulet Books
The Mortal Instruments
Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters City of Bones, City of Ashes, and City of Glass. The Mortal Instruments books have more than five million copies in print
Ages 14 and up | Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Heroes of Olympus
By Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense in … The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless…
Ages 10 and up | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
This information for the best selling books was gathered from the New York Times Best Sellers list, which reflects the sales of books from books sold nationwide, including independent and chain stores. It is correct at the time of publication and presented in random order. Visit www.nytimes.com for their most current and up-to-date list.
For more fun Star Wars books, follow our Star Wars Books tag. Also, check out our picks for the best kids series with releases in 2013, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review. Nothing beats a good series when you have an avid reader on your hands!