Best-Selling Children's Books, 2012

Source: Publishers Weekly.


  1. The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus #3), Rick Riordan
  2. The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Jeff Kinney
  3. The Serpent's Shadow (Kane Chronicles #3), Rick Riordan
  4. Tales From a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess (Dork Diaries #4), Rachel Renée Russell
  5. Insurgent, Veronica Roth
  6. Tales From a Not So Smart Miss Know-It-All (Dork Diaries #5), Rachel Renée Russell
  7. Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!, James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
  8. Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff), Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus
  9. Hidden, P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
  10. "Who Could That Be at This Hour?" (All the Wrong Questions #1), Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Seth
  11. Big Nate Goes for Broke, Lincoln Peirce
  12. Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started, Justin Bieber
  13. I Funny, James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
  14. A Perfect Time for Pandas (Magic Tree House #48), Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Sal Murdocca
  15. Lincoln's Last Days, Bill O'Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman


  1. Divergent, Veronica Roth
  2. Look for the Lorax (Dr. Seuss), Tish Rabe, illustrated by Christopher Moroney and Jan Gerardi
  3. One Direction: Dare to Dream, One Direction
  4. A Fairy-Tale Adventure (Barbie), Tish Rabe, illustrated by Christopher Moroney and Jan Gerardi
  5. Pinkalicious: The Princess of Pink Slumber Party, Victoria Kann
  6. Happy Birthday, Princess! (Disney Princess), Jennifer Weinberg, illustrated by Elisa Marrucchi
  7. Game On! (Disney's Wreck-It Ralph), Susan Amerikaner
  8. The Hunger Games Tribute Guide, Emily Seife
  9. Breaking Dawn (Twilight #4), Stephenie Meyer
  10. The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus #1), Rick Riordan
  11. The Gift (Witch & Wizard #2), James Patterson and Ned Rust
  12. The Hunger Games Official Illustrated Movie Companion, Kate Egan
  13. Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, Lincoln Peirce
  14. Big Bear, Little Bear (Disney / Pixar Brave)
  15. The Archer's Quest (Disney / Pixar Brave)