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Indie Bestsellers - Early & Middle Grade

Bestseller List for August 12, 2020
Bay Area rankings based on sales in Independent bookstores in the Bay Area during the week that ended Sunday, August 9. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Northern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound.

Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749094
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 4th, 2020

The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Return to the unforgettable world of the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel The One and Only Ivan (soon to be a major motion picture!) in this incredible sequel, starring Ivan’s friend Bob!


This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Recommended by Oprah's Book Club, ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time, New York, USA TODAY, and TODAY.com

Now available: This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal, a guided journal with more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


Guts Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545852500
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - September 17th, 2019

A true story from Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!


The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan is now a major motion picture streaming on Disney+


Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419740275
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.


Smile Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2010

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood!


Sisters Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545540605
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile!


Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems.

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781481486293
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover.


Drama Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545326995
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters!


Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

A National Book Award Finalist!
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019

A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019
A School