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

Each month, the Aotearoa Children’s Junior Fiction and Young Adults Bestseller List highlights the bestselling junior fiction and young adult titles by New Zealand writers.
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Sponsored by Storylines.
Data collected by Nielsen BookScan.

To 23 March 2024

  1. The Grimmelings Rachael King, Allen & Unwin. $24.99

  2. Blackmail and Lies Mary-Anne Scott, Scholastic. $21.99

  3. Lopini the Legend Feana Tu’akoi, Scholastic. $20.99

  4. Allegiance, the Wild Kaimanawa (Wilson Sisters Adventures 3) Nina Sutherland & Kelly Wilson, Penguin Books. $22

  5. Take Me to Your Leader Leonie Agnew & Paul Beavis, Puffin. $22.00

  6. Children of the Rush Book 1 James Russell, Dragon Brothers Books. $22

  7. The Dragon Defenders Book 1 James Russell & Yongtao Zhang, Dragon Brothers Books. $22

  8. Tonight, I Burn Katharine J. Adams, Hachette. $27.99

  9. Jason Mason and the Flightless Bird Fiasco Jason Gunn & Andrew Gunn,  David Bateman. $19.99

  10. Thunder, the Yearling Colt (Wilson Sisters Adventures 2) Kelly Wilson & Nina Sutherland, Puffin. $18.99

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