Books > Teens > Education & Reference > History > United States > 20th Century  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$671
  The median book price
$12
Bestseller's daily sales
15
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
232
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

juvenile > nonfiction > history > united states > 20th century
80.18%
nonfiction > history > united states > 20th century
72.17%
juvenile > nonfiction > history > united states > 21st century
66.82%
juvenile > nonfiction > history > united states > 19th century
66.82%

Keyword requirement

20th century

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 11 words:

  • Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
  • Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
  • Left for Dead: A Maeve Kerrigan Novella
  • The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
  • Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 36%
  • New releases
  • 12%
  • KDP Select
  • 4%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#6,120

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 342

>Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

#7,500

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 667

>Michael J. Tougias

#10,820

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 225

>Daniel James Brown

#161,481

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>Alvin Townley

 4

#206,320

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>Paul Fleischman

 6

#215,086

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>Gail Jarrow

 11

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Farewell to Manzanar Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston Young Readers Paperback; Reprint edition 6,120 $3,700 $8.81 342
2   The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue (True Rescue Series) Michael J. Tougias Square Fish; Media Tie-In edition 7,500 $1,295 $3.56 667
3   The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics Daniel James Brown Listening Library (Audio) 10,820 $7,761 $25.20 225
4   Farewell to Manzanar Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston Recorded Books 12,080 $4,604 $14.95 342
5   Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Steve Sheinkin Roaring Brook Press; 1st edition 17,413 $2,459 $10.98 43
6   Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Steve Sheinkin Listening Library 17,878 $6,272 $28.00 342
7   No Better Friend: Young Readers Edition: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II Robert Weintraub Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition 21,500 $1,242 $6.34 24
8   Left for Dead: A Maeve Kerrigan Novella Jane Casey Audible Studios 27,521 $1,167 $6.95 21
9   The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Steve Sheinkin Square Fish; Reprint edition 33,892 $1,272 $9.09 69
10   Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) Liza Mundy Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Young Readers' ed. edition 35,342 $1,410 $12.59 5
11   Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards)) Steve Sheinkin Roaring Brook Press 35,542 $1,230 $10.99 106
12   The Day the World Went Nuclear: Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific Bill O'Reilly Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 1st Edition edition 52,140 $615 $10.99 295
13   This Land Is Our Land: How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take It Back Ken Ilgunas Penguin Audio 53,367 $1,372 $24.50 6
14   Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) Henry Louis Gates Jr. Scholastic Nonfiction 54,614 $917 $16.38 2
15   Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 Albert Marrin Knopf Books for Young Readers 64,752 $430 $15.39 5
16   Escape to Virginia: From Nazi Germany to Thalhimer's Farm Robert H. Gillette Arcadia Publishing 67,351 $279 $9.99 9
17   Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound Andrea Davis Pinkney Roaring Brook Press 68,102 $0 $12.54 12
18   Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam Elizabeth Partridge Viking Books for Young Readers 70,831 $450 $16.09 11
19   Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific Mary Cronk Farrell Harry N. Abrams; Collectible/Signed edition 84,841 $518 $18.50 44
20   Farewell to Manzanar Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition 96,887 $279 $9.99 342

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