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Juvenile Fiction Bestsellers - Fall 2011 - Part 1

A sneak peek at the hottest titles in children's fiction. Don't forget to check Part 2 and Part 3 of the fiction bestsellers for the Fall of 2011. Note: Publication date is estimated. Be patient and you shall be rewarded :)

29 items

Death bringer

Derek Landy. -- |

Series: Skulduggery pleasant. Book 6. Pub.: Oct. 2011. Mythological fiction, magic, adventure.

The grave robbers of Genghis Khan

P.B. Kerr. -- |

Series: Children of the Lamp. The last installment of the series. Pub.: Nov. 2011. Adventure, magic, genies.

Nicholas St. North and the battle of the Nightmare King

by William Joyce & Laura Geringer ; with illuminations by William Joyce. -- |

Santa as a daredevil swordsman. Pub: Oct. 2011. Adventure, myth, fantasy, action.

Ghost hunt.

by Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson with Cameron Dokey. -- |

Pub.: Sept. 2011. Ghosts, paranormal activity, mystery, horror.

Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact

written by A.J. Hartley ; illustrated by Emily Osborne. -- |

Pub.: Oct. 2011. Magic world, adventure, mystery, fantasy, monsters.

Fashion Kitty and the B.O.Y.S. (Ball of Yellow String)

by Charise Mericle Harper. -- |

Series: Fashion Kitty. Book 4. Pub.: Oct. 2011. Illustrated novel, graphic novel, cats, superheroes.

Reel life starring us

Lisa Greenwald. -- |

Pub.: Sept. 2011. Cliques, social status, popularity, school life.

The trap

Michael Grant. -- |

Series: The Magnificent 12. Book 2. Pub.: Aug. 2011. Action, adventure, fantasy, humour, funny.

The black heart crypt

Chris Grabenstein. -- |

Series: Haunted Mysteries. Book 4. Pub.: Aug. 2011. Horror, mystery, Halloween, ghosts, murder.

Tuesdays at the castle

Jessica Day George. -- |

First in a series. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Magic, fantasy, princesses, mystery, siblings.

Home for the holidays

Heather Vogel Frederick. -- |

Series: Mother-Daughter Book Club. Book 5. Pub.: Oct. 2011. Girls, friendship, holidays, Christmas.

The outcasts

John Flanagan. -- |

Series: Brotherband Chronicles. Book 1. From the author of the Ranger's Apprentice. Pub.: Nov. 2011. Adventure, fantasy, Skandians.

Secrets of the crown

Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson ; art by Peter Chan & Kei Acedera. -- |

Series: The Familiars. Book 2. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Magic, curses, cats, magical animals, adventure.

That fatal night

by Sarah Ellis. -- |

Series: Dear Canada. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Historical fiction, diaries, first-person account, ships, Titanic, trauma.

No ordinary day

Deborah Ellis. -- |

Pub.: Aug. 2011. India, life on the streets, leprosy, lepers, outcasts.

The final exam

by Gitty Daneshvari ; illustrated by Carrie Gifford. -- |

Series: School of Fear. Book 3 (final book in series). Pub.: Oct. 2011. Adventure, fantasy, magic, humour, funny, fears, phobias.

Riddles and danger

Bryan Chick. -- |

Series: Secret Zoo. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Adventure, animals.


by Patrick Carman. -- |

First book of new series. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Mystery, puzzles, detective.

The cheerleaders of doom

Michael Buckley ; illustrations by Ethen Beavers. -- |

Series: NERDS. Book 3. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Superheroes, alternate realities, spies, cheerleaders, humourous.

Deadly voyage

by Hugh Brewster. -- |

Series: I Am Canada. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Titanic, historical fiction, survival, Canadian history, adventure.

You have to stop this

Pseudonymous Bosch ; illustrations by Gilbert Ford. -- |

Series: Secret. Book 5 (final in series.) Pub.: Sept. 2011. Mystery, adventure, clues, mummies, Egypt, secret societies.

The bridge to Never Land

by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. -- |

Series: Starcatchers. Pub.: Aug. 2011. Mystery, puzzles, Peter Pan, fantasy.

No news is good news

written by Annie Barrows + illustrated by Sophie Blackall. -- |

Series: Ivy & Bean. Book 8. Pub.: Oct. 2011. Friendship, money-making ideas.

City of orphans

Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth. -- |

Pub.: Sept. 2011. New York, gangs, historical fiction, 1890s, detectives, mystery, street life, orphans.

Peter Nimble and his fantastic eyes

by Jonathan Auxier. -- |

Pub.: Aug. 2011. Orphans, magic, fantasy, adventure.

Darth Paper strikes back

Tom Angleberger. -- |

Sequel to "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda." Pub.: Aug. 2011. Middle school, humourous, Star Wars.

Zombie mommy

M.T. Anderson ; illustrations by Kurt Cyrus. -- |

Series: Pals in Peril Tales. Pub.: Oct. 2011. Horror, humourous, mystery, zombies, detectives.

My name is Mina

David Almond. -- |

Prequel to Skellig. Pub.: Sept. 2011. Journals, diaries, first-person account, dreams, ideas.

Rule the school

[illustrations by John Martin]. -- |

Vordak The Incomprehensible. Pub.: Aug. 2011. Junior high, middle school, mischief, humourous, funny.