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June Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adult Bestseller List

Storylines and Kete Books have launched a new monthly bestseller list to help showcase and promote the excellent junior and young adult fiction books written and published in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Created with data collected by Nielsen BookScan, the new list focuses on New Zealand junior fiction, young adult fiction and children’s graphic novels. This third edition of the list features the ten best-selling titles in these categories for June 2023.

The Sparrow by Tessa Duder, Children of the Rush by James Russell, and Below by David Hill take out the top three spots for June 2023

The Sparrow by Tessa Duder reaches number one and Below by David Hill finds itself in the top three once again. Jason Mason and the World’s Most Powerful Itching Powder by Jason Gunn & Andrew Gunn has an impressive climb to number five, from number nine last month.

View the May Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adult Bestseller List here.

Click here to see book reviews of similar genres.

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