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Top Children’s E-books of 2012

by BB

Want to know the bestselling children's ebooks of 2012? Lots of fantasy and dystopia, According to Publsiher's Weekly. Here's the list with the numbers of e-books sold in parentheses.

1. The Hunger Games. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press (4,595,739)

2. Catching Fire. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press (4,218,680)

3. Mockingjay. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press (3,941,753)

4. The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (305,734)

5. Divergent. Veronica Roth. HarperCollins/Tegen (291,005)

6. Insurgent. Veronica Roth. HarperCollins/Tegen (281,470)

7. Artemis Fowl. Eoin Colfer. Disney-Hyperion (224,723)

8. War Horse. Michael Morpurgo. Scholastic Press (195,942)

9. The Serpent’s Shadow (Kane Chronicles #3). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (190,081)

10. The Fault in Our Stars. John Green. Dutton

11. Breaking Dawn. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown (160,975)

12. Twilight. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown (157,708)

13. The Giver. Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin (152,678)

14. Inheritance (Inheritance Cycle #4). Christopher Paolini. Knopf

15. The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus #2). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (130,568)

16. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Ransom Riggs. Quirk Books (124,211)

17. City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (123,666)

18. Witch & Wizard. James Patterson. Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (122,369)

19. Matched. Ally Condie. Penguin/Speak

20. The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid). Jeff Kinney. Abrams/Amulet (114,995)

21. Gregor the Overlander. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press (113,975)

22. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (105,563)

23. The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #1). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (101,361)

24. City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (100,908)

25. The Book Thief. Markus Zusak. Knopf

26. Crossed. Ally Condie. Dutton

27. The Fire. James Patterson, Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (93,546)

28. The Maze Runner. James Dashner. Delacorte

29. New Moon. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown (87,503)

30. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion, (85,976)

31. Eclipse. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown (84,218)

32. The Rise of Nine. Pittacus Lore. HarperCollins (83,369)

33. Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (82,827)

34. The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #3). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (76,705)

35. The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #5). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (75,145)

36. Nevermore. James Patterson, Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (72,985)

37. Delirium. Lauren Oliver. HarperCollins (71,853)

38. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (71,460)

39. The Death Cure (Maze Runner #3). James Dashner. Delacorte

40. Reached. Ally Condie. Dutton

41. The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles #2). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (68,151)

42. The Scorch Trails (Maze Runner #2). James Dashner. Delacorte

43. The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1). Rick Riordan. Disney-Hyperion (63,869)


44. Destined (House of Night). P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. St. Martin’s Griffin (63,410)
45. Thirteen Reasons Why. Jay Asher. Razorbill

46. Rapture (Fallen #4). Lauren Kate. Delacorte

47. The Power of Six. Pittacus Lore. HarperCollins (59,365)

48. Pandemonium. Lauren Oliver. HarperCollins (58,645)

49. Ruthless (Pretty Little Liars #10). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (58,535)

50. Pretty Little Liars. Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (57,805)

51. The Borrowers. Mary Norton. Houghton Mifflin (56,364)

52. City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (53,084)

53. The Accused (Theodore Boone #3). John Grisham. Dutton

54. The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening. L.J. Smith. HarperTeen (50,871)

55. Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane. Suzanne Collins. Scholastic Press (50,482)

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56. Looking for Alaska. John Green. Penguin/Speak

57. The Gift. James Patterson. Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (49,627)

58. Graceling. Kristin Cashore. Harcourt (48,439)

59. Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls). C.C. Hunter. St. Martin's Griffin (47,931)

60. I Am Number Four. Pittacus Lore. HarperCollins (47,682)

61. Free Four. Veronica Roth. HarperCollins/Tegen (45,422)

62. Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1). John Grisham. Puffin

63. The Enchantress (Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #6). Michael Scott. Delacorte

64. City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (45,344)

65. The Twilight Saga Collection. Stephenie Meyer. Little, Brown (45,311)

66. The Golden Lily. Richelle Mead. Razorbill

67. City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (41,764)

68. Uglies. Scott Westerfeld. Simon Pulse (41,729)

69. Hatchet. Gary Paulsen. Simon & Schuster (41,347)

70. The Abduction (Theodore Boone #2). John Grisham. Puffin

71. Stunning (Pretty Little Liars #11). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (40,325)

72. Flawless (Pretty Little Liars #2). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (40,202)

73. Tales From a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess (Dork Diaries #4). Rachel Renée Russell. S&S/Aladdin (39,633)

74. Marked (House of Night). P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. St. Martin's Griffin (38,888)

75. A Wrinkle in Time. Madeleine L'Engle. Macmillan (38,466)

76. Beautiful Creatures. Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. Little, Brown (37,731)

77. Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices). Cassandra Clare. S&S/McElderry (36,825)

78. Silence (Hush, Hush). Becca Fitzpatrick. S&S/Aladdin (36,715)

79. Into the Wild (Warriors #1). Erin Hunter. HarperCollins (36,619)

80. Because of Winn-Dixie. Kate Camillo. Candlewick Press (35,589)

81. The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1). Lemony Snicket, illus. by Brett Helquist. HarperCollins (34,823)

82. I Am Number Four (The Lost Files: Six's Legacy). Pittacus Lore. HarperCollins (34,785)

83. Catching Jordan. Miranda Kenneally. Sourcebooks Fire (34,749)

84. Entwined. Heather Dixon. Greenwillow (34,361)

85. The Lost Files: Nine's Legacy (I Am Number Four). Pittacus Lore. HarperCollins (33,654)

86. Wonder. R.J. Palacio. Knopf

87. Seconds Away. Harlan Coben. Putnam

88. Bitterblue. Kristin Cashore. Dial

89. Infamous (Chronicles of Nick). Sherrilyn Kenyon. St. Martin's Griffin (32,955)

90. The Selection. Kiera Cass. HarperTeen (32,917)

91. Holes. Louis Sachar. Random/Yearling

92. Confessions of a Murder Suspect. James Patterson. Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (32,658)

93. Switched (A Trylle Novel). Amanda Hocking. St. Martin's Griffin (32,323)

94. Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Gallagher Girls #5) Ally Carter. Disney-Hyperion (32,266)

95. Perfect (Pretty Little Liars #3). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (32,195)

96. Legend. Marie Lu. Putnam

97. Warriors: Hollyleaf's Story. Erin Hunter. HarperCollins (31,758)

98. Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have). Sarah Mlynowski. HarperTeen (31,481)

99. Fallen. Lauren Kate. Delacorte

100. Passion (Fallen #3). Lauren Kate. Delacorte

101. The Outsiders. S.E. Hinton. Penguin/Speak

102. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. C.S. Lewis. HarperCollins (30,987)

103. Where the Red Fern Grows. Wilson Rawls. Delacorte

104. Tales From a Not-So-Talented Pop Star (Dork Diaries #3). Rachel Renée Russell. S&S/Aladdin (30,837)

105. Pretties. Scott Westerfeld. Simon Pulse, (30,809)

106. Number the Stars. Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin. (30,670)

107. Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls). C.C. Hunter. St. Martin's Griffin (30,605)

108. Torn (A Trylle Novel). Amanda Hocking. St. Martin's Griffin (30,302)

109. Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life (Dork Diaries #1). Rachel Renée Russell. S&S/Aladdin (30,129)

110. The Kill Order (Maze Runner Prequel). James Dashner. Delacorte

111. The Mysterious Benedict Society. Trenton Lee Stewart. Little, Brown (29,916)

112. Gone. Michael Grant. HarperCollins/Tegen (29,885)

113. Inheritance Cycle E-Omni. Christopher Paolini. Knopf

114. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. John Boyne. Random/Fickling

115. Finale (Hush, Hush). Becca Fitzpatrick. Simon & Schuster (29,100)

116. Eragon (Inheritance Cycle #1). Christopher Paolini. Knopf

117. Fear (A Gone Novel). Michael Grant. HarperCollins/Tegen (28,908)

118. Evermore (The Immortals #1). Alyson Noël. St. Martin's Griffin (28,858)

119. Between the Lines. Jodi Picoult. Atria/Bestler (28,856)

120. Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls). C.C. Hunter. St. Martin's Griffin (28,843)

121. Ascend (A Trylle Novel). Amanda Hocking. St. Martin's Griffin (28,714)

122. Ivy and Bean. Annie Barrows, illus. by Sophie Blackall. Chronicle (28,618)

123. Unbelievable (Pretty Little Liars #4). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (28,607)

124. Enclave. Ann Aguirre. Macmillan (28,533)

125. Twisted (Pretty Little Liars #9). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (28,533)

126. Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Jeff Kinney. Abrams/Amulet (28,234)

127. Dinosaurs Before Dark Magic (Magic Tree House #1). Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca. Random House

128. Crescendo (Hush, Hush). Becca Fitzpatrick. Simon & Schuster (28,004)

129. No News Is Good News (Ivy and Bean #8). Annie Barrows, illus. by Sophie Blackall. Chronicle (27,869)

130. The Angel Experiment. James Patterson. Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (27,823)

131. Shelter. Harlan Coben. Penguin/Speak

132. Two Truths and a Lie (The Lying Game #3). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (27,651)

133. Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6: The Last Hope. Erin Hunter. HarperCollins (27,635)

134. Torment (Fallen #2). Lauren Kate. Delacorte

135. Perfect Chemistry. Simon Elkeles. Walker (27,370)

136. Awakened (House of Night). P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. St. Martin's Griffin (27,332)

137. Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Laini Taylor. Little, Brown (27,167)

138. Hush, Hush. Becca Fitzpatrick. Simon & Schuster (27,009)

139. Gathering Blue. Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin (26,999)

140. Cabin Fever (Diary of a Wimpy Kid). Jeff Kinney. Abrams/Amulet (26,951)

141. Before I Fall. Lauren Oliver. HarperCollins (26,882)

142. Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life. James Patterson. Little, Brown/Patterson Young Readers (26,680)

143. The City of Ember. Jeanne DuPrau. Random House

144. The Phantom Tollbooth. Norton Juster, illus. by Jules Feiffer. Knopf

145. Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3). Christopher Paolini. Knopf

146. Wicked (Pretty Little Liars #5). Sara Shepard. HarperTeen (25,979)

147. Betrayed (House of Night). P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. St. Martin's Griffin (25,689)

148. The Vampire Diaries: The Struggle. L.J. Smith. HarperTeen (25,429)

149. Warriors #2: Fire and Ice. Erin Hunter. HarperCollins (25,268)

150. The Lemonade War. Jackie Davies. Houghton Mifflin (25,229)

151. The Invaders. John Flanagan. Philomel

152. Burned (House of Night). P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. St. Martin's Griffin (25,071)

153. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Sherri Duskey Rinker, illus. by Tom Lichtenheld. Chronicle (25,000)

Posted by BB on September 5, 2013 in School and Library tips