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List Rules Books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series only.

The absolute best Choose Your Own Adventure books ever written, ranked from the most popular to the least based on the votes of readers, fans, and the Ranker community. This list has the top books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series, and includes author.There are tones of great Choose Your Own Adventure novels, but which are the best of all time?

Young readers everywhere have enjoyed Choose Your Own Adventure books throughout the years. Being able to reread these books with a new ending, and take a role in how the story proceeds is exciting for any reader and has made these books hugely popular.

This list features the top Choose Your Own Adventure books that were ever written and includes titles such as Prisoner of the Ant People, Surf Monkeys, War With the Mutant Spider Ants, Revenge of the Russian Ghost, and Blood on the Handle. Upvote the best Choose Your Own Adventure books below and have your voice heard! Or, if your favorite Choose Your Own Adventure story is missing, add it below!
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20 6
By balloon to the Sahara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Douglas Terman

2
19 7
Dinosaur island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

3
6 0
Journey Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
R. A. Montgomery

4
13 3
VAMPIRE EXPRESS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Tony Koltz

5
14 4
The Abominable Snowman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
R. A. Montgomery

6
8 1
Spy for George Washington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books

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7 1
The Terrorist Trap is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Shannon Gilligan

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11 5
Prisoner of the Ant People is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
R. A. Montgomery

9
7 2
Exiled to Earth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
R.A. Montgomery

10
8 3
CURSE OF BATTERSLEA/ is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Richard Brightfield

11
8 3
Terror Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Tony Koltz

12
7 3
The Antimatter Formula is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books

13
7 3
Phantom Submarine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Richard Brightfield

14
6 2
Planet of the Dragons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Richard Brightfield

15
5 1
Invaders of the Planet Earth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Richard Brightfield

16
8 5
SPACE VAMPIRE is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

17
4 1
The Reality Machine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

18
6 4
Through the black hole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

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6 4
REVENGE OF THE RUSSIAN GHOST is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books

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4 2
The Forgotten Planet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Murray Leinster

21
4 2
MUTINY IN SPACE is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

22
4 2
The Mardi Gras Mystery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Carolyn Keene

23
4 2
VAMPIRE INVADERS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard

24
3 1
You Are a Shark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Edward Packard, Ron Wing

25
3 1
The Dragon's Den is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Books
Richard Brightfield