Books > Teens > Biographies > Literary  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$291
  The median book price
$10
Bestseller's daily sales
8
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
264
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

juvenile > nonfiction > literary criticism & collections
51.64%
juvenile > nonfiction > biography & autobiography > literary
51.64%
fiction > literary
40.82%
literary collections > speeches
33.33%

No keywords required to publish in this category

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 7 words:

  • Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom
  • Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
  • Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories
  • Looking Back: A Book Of Memories
  • The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 36%
  • New releases
  • 12%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#3,808

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>Melanie Rehak

 82

#1

#17,935

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>Roald Dahl

 376

#2

#26,158

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>Gary Paulsen

 165

#3

#246,174

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>Augustine of Hippo

 1063

#48

#357,950

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>Maureen Johnson

 7

#49

#360,817

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>Catherine Reef

 9

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her Melanie Rehak Mariner Books 3,808 $12,143 $13.99 82
2   Going Solo Roald Dahl Listening Library 17,935 $4,704 $21.00 376
3   Woodsong Gary Paulsen Listening Library 26,158 $2,452 $14.60 165
4   Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books Gary Paulsen Brilliance Audio 28,673 $1,762 $10.49 78
5   Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business - and Won! Emily Arnold McCully Audible Studios 42,946 $1,675 $19.95 24
6   Woodsong Gary Paulsen Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition 46,031 $605 $7.21 165
7   Bad Boy: A Memoir Walter Dean Myers Amistad; Reprint edition 56,922 $559 $9.99 152
8   Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein Lita Judge Roaring Brook Press 63,265 $615 $21.99 22
9   Hole in My Life Jack Gantos Square Fish; Reprint edition 64,872 $307 $10.99 131
10   Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Leonard S. Marcus HarperCollins 68,046 $614 $21.95 9
11   This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl Esther Earl Brilliance Audio 68,412 $559 $19.99 211
12   Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood Ibtisam Barakat Square Fish; Reprint edition 69,959 $279 $9.99 57
13   Lighter Than My Shadow Katie Green Lion Forge 70,277 $559 $19.99 48
14   Going Solo Roald Dahl Puffin Books 121,307 $223 $7.99 376
15   Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories Dawn Metcalf HarperTeen; First Edition first Printing edition 127,659 $279 $9.99 81
16   A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw Isaac Bashevis Singer Square Fish 133,310 $279 $9.99 13
17   How I Discovered Poetry Marilyn Nelson Speak; Reprint edition 135,818 $279 $9.99 13
18   Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women Cornelia Meigs Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 137,627 $277 $9.90 80
19   Looking Back: A Book Of Memories Lois Lowry Young Readers Paperback; Revised, Expanded edition 141,777 $279 $9.99 48
20   Popular: How a Geek in Pearls Discovered the Secret to Confidence Maya Van Wagenen Speak 143,832 $291 $10.40 208

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