4 Bestselling Children’s Books for March/April - 2018

AALBC’s Bestselling Book SealOur bestsellers list has been published continuously since 1998 and is the most visible list focused on Black Books in existence. You will learn about books selling well, in the Black community, that may never show up on lists published by larger corporate entities.

Fiction: The Yearning by Mohale Mashigo was the bestselling book of all genres this period. Sales were bolstered by being the Go On Girl! Book Club’s selection for March 2018.

Nonfiction: The classic, Black Man Of The Nile by Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan made our list for the first time. Dr. Ben’s work overturns the “Europeanized” version of the African history in the Nile valley.

Children’s Books: Sales are led by One Love by Cedella Marley, Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. One Love is both a “Top 130 African-American Children’s Book” and a 3 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!

Poetry: Sells each two-month period we report, however sales were insufficient to compile a bestsellers for the genre. The last poetry list was last reported Jan/Feb 2017

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#1

Book cover of One Love by Cedella Marley

One Love

by Cedella Marley

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#3

Book cover of The Adventures of Obi and Titi: The Hidden Temple of Ogiso (Book 1) by O.T. Begho

The Adventures of Obi and Titi

by O.T. Begho

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#4

Book cover of The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

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