Top Teen and Children’s Checkouts of 2023

Monroe County kids and teens love to read! Wondering which books were the most popular with them this past year? Below are the most checked-out titles of 2023 for kids and teens across formats: e-books, audiobooks, and physical books.

Check out these top checkouts of 2023, and other materials through the Libby app, or simply search the MCLS catalog to get started.

Tween and Teen Chapter books


#1 Smile by Raina Telgemier

#2 A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah Maas

#3 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

#4 The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

#5 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

#6 A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah Maas

#7 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

#8 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

#9 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

#10 The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan





Top Children’s Picture Books

Author Mo Willems swept the top 10 Children’s Picture Book Checkouts in 2023 from MCLS Member Libraries!


Favorite Comics, Graphic Novels, & Manga Series

Comics, Graphic Novels

Dog Man and Cat Kid  by Dav Pikey
Wings of Fire by Tui Sutherland
Baby-Sitter Little Sister by Ann M. Martin
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
Pokemon Adventures by Hidenori Kusaka
Babymouse by Jennifer Holm
Pizza and Taco by Stephen Shaskan
Sonic the Hedgehog by Ian Flynn
Magic Tree House

Teen Manga 

One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
Demon Slayer by Koyoharu Gotoge
My Hero Academia by KoheiHorikoshi
One-Punch Man by One
Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama
Jujutsu Kaisen by Gege Akutami
Bleach by Tite Kubo
Assassination Classroom by Yusei Matsui
Spy X Family by Tatsuya Endo


Check out the Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction titles of 2023