The Children’s Book Review | November 5, 2015
Best Selling Books for Kids
This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store, Superhero Classics: I Can Read Level 2, is a great series to hook young readers that show an interest in classic superheros. Our list of hand-selected series from the nationwide best selling Children’s Series list, as noted by The New York Times, features mostly the same exciting updates as last month: James Dashner’s Maze Runner series and Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.
The Children’s Book Review’s Best Selling Kids Series Books
These books feature the classic characters and their usual good-guy-bad-guy anecdotes. Wonder Woman makes an appearance, and some of the books have been made into level 2 readers for the kids that are gaining confidence with independent reading.
Ages 4-8 | Publisher: HarperCollins
Nationwide Best Selling Kids Series Books
Written by Ransom Riggs
Publisher’s Synopsis: It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.
Ages 12-17 | Quirk Books
Written by J. K. Rowling
The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.”
Ages 10 and up | Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
The #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and Divergent. The first book, The Maze Runner, is now a major motion picture featuring the star of MTV’s Teen Wolf, Dylan O’Brien; Kaya Scodelario; Aml Ameen; Will Poulter; and Thomas Brodie-Sangster! Also look for James Dashner’s newest novels, The Eye of Minds andThe Rule of Thoughts, the first two books in the Mortality Doctrine series.
Ages 12+ | Publisher: Delacorte Press
Written by Melissa de la Cruz
Publisher’s Synopsis: Evil tree. Bad Apple?
Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost–a dark and dreary place protected by a force field that makes it impossible for them to leave. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live in total isolation, forgotten by the world.
Ages 9-12 | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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
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 great kids series, check out our articles tagged with Kids Series Books. Nothing beats a good series when you have an avid reader on your hands!