Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer head of the line

After several weeks of nothing new, there’s a a debut in the top spot! Adult author Jodi Picoult and her teen daughter Samantha van Leer are in the top spot with their YA debut, Between the Lines.

This Week Children’s Chapter Books Weeks on List
1 BETWEEN THE LINES, by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer. (Simon Pulse/Emily Bestler Books/Atria, $19.99.) A girl crosses the border between reality and fantasy. (Ages 12 to 17) 1
2 INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A faction war looms in this “Divergent” follow-up. (Ages 14 and up) 9
3 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) 25
4 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) 8
5 MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs. (Quirk Books, $17.99.) A mysterious orphanage. (Ages 12 and up) 56
6 THE GOLDEN LILY, by Richelle Mead. (Razorbill, $18.99.) An alchemist and a Moroi princess guard secrets; “Bloodlines” series, Book 2. (Ages 12 to 17) 3
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) 39
8 WONDER, by R.J. Palacio. (Knopf, $15.99.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12) 15
9 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) 13
10 CHOMP, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $16.99.) Life gets wilder for an animal wrangler’s son. (Ages 10 to 14) 12
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