12 Bestselling Children’s Books for January/February - 2020
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Fiction: Fiction sales were led by the two-time AALBC bestseller The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins, which was also a Go On Girl! Book Club selection for January 2020. Read what the ladies had to say about this book.
Nonfiction: The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison topped all sales in the Nonfiction category. In addition to being a two-time AALBC Bestseller, Morrison’s book is the winner of a 2020 NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction.
Children’s Books: Children’s Books dominated sales of all genres this period. Sales were led by Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof by Ivy Claire, which was created by Kobe Bryant and his publishing company Granity Studios.
Poetry: We did not sell enough poetry books to compile a list this period. However editor choices include, A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland by Damaris B. Hill and Mistress by Chet’la Sebree
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by Ivy Claire PochodaAdd to Cart
I Can Be Anything! Don’t Tell Me I Can’t
by Leo & Diane DillonAdd to Cart
Sing to the Moon
by Nansubuga Nagadya IsdahlAdd to Cart
by Lupita Nyong’oAdd to Cart
by Margot Lee ShetterlyAdd to Cart
Genesis Begins Again
by Alicia D. WilliamsAdd to Cart
by Matthew A. CherryAdd to Cart
by Ibi ZoboiAdd to Cart
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
by John SteptoeAdd to Cart
by Kadir NelsonAdd to Cart
Why Heaven Is Far Away
by Julius LesterAdd to Cart
Jambo Means Hello
by Muriel FeelingsAdd to Cart
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