Divergent nation speaks loudly, putting titles in top spots

Veronica Roth’s loyal fans have spoken loudly once again, making Insurgent, the much-anticipated sequel to Divergent (in the top spot on the paperback list), number one for the second week.

This Week Children’s Chapter Books Weeks on List
1 INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A faction war looms in this “Divergent” follow-up. (Ages 14 and up) 2
2 MIDDLE SCHOOL: GET ME OUT OF HERE!, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts. Illustrated by Laura Park. (Little, Brown, $15.99.) Seventh grade is more competitive than expected. (Ages 8 to 12) 1
3 MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs. (Quirk Books, $17.99.) An island, an abandoned orphanage and a collection of curious photographs. (Ages 12 and up) 49
4 THE INVADERS, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, $18.99.) The Herons must recover a sacred artifact. Brotherband Chronicles Book 2. (Ages 10 to 14) 2
5 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Dutton, $17.99.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up) 18
6 NANCY CLANCY, SUPER SLEUTH, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (Harper/HarperCollins, $9.99.) Crime in the classroom? Nancy’s on the case. (Ages 7 to 10) 6
7 THE SON OF NEPTUNE, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $19.99.) The cast of characters expands; Book 2 of the Heroes of Olympus. (Ages 9 to 12) 32
8 A HERO FOR WONDLA, by Tony DiTerlizzi. (Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) Something sinister threatens planet Orbona. (Ages 10 to 14) 1
9 CHOMP, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $16.99.) Life gets wilder for an animal wrangler’s son. (Ages 10 to 14) 7
10 WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. (Knopf, $15.99.) A boy with a facial deformity enters the fifth grade at a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12) 8
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