SLANZA Reading Survey 2020

NZ School Libraries Borrowing Statistics

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SLANZA'S ANNUAL READING SURVEY RESULTS 2020

In December each year - the end of the NZ school year - school librarians pool their borrowing statistics to give a snapshot of the books that captured the imaginations of New Zealand school children.

TOP AUTHORS 2020

TOP SERIES 2020

1. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

3. CHERUB by Robert Muchamore

TOP NEW ZEALAND TITLES 2020

1. I am not Esther by Fleur Beale

2. Dawn Raid by Pauline Smith

3. = The Traitor and the Thief by Gareth Ward

= Mophead by Selina Tusitala Marsh

TOP NEW ZEALAND AUTHORS 2020

TOP MAGAZINES 2020

BEST BOOKS FOR RELUCTANT READERS 2020

1. Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney

3. Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi

HIGH SCHOOLS: TOP BOOKS, AUTHOR AND SERIES 2020

Top Book - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Top Author - Rick Riordan

Top Series - CHERUB by Robert Muchamore

INTERMEDIATE AND PRIMARY: TOP BOOK, AUTHOR AND SERIES 2020

Top Book - Dog Man - A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey

Top Author - Dav Pilkey

Top Series - Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

GIRLS SCHOOLS: TOP BOOK, TOP AUTHOR, TOP SERIES 2020

Top Book - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Top Author - Rick Riordan, Jenny Han and John Green

Top Series - To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

BOYS SCHOOLS: TOP BOOK, TOP AUTHOR, TOP SERIES 2020

Top Book - The Recruit by Robert Muchamore & Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Top Author - Robert Muchamore

Top Series - CHERUB by Robert Muchamore & One Piece by Eiichiro Oda

CO-ED SCHOOLS: TOP BOOK, TOP AUTHOR, TOP SERIES 2020

Top Book - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Top Author - Dav Pilkey

Top Series - Dog Man by Dav Pilkey & Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney