2018 Top Ten Books

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FICTION NON-FICTION
1. Less
    by Andrew Sean Greer
2. Pachinko
    by Min Jin Lee
3. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
    by Gail Honeyman
4. Anything is Possible
    by Elizabeth Strout
5. The Underground Railroad
    by Colson Whitehead
6. The Woman in Cabin 10
    by Ruth Ware
7. Lincoln in the Bardo
    by George Saunders
8. There There
    by Tommy Orange
9. Little Fires Everywhere
    by Celeste Ng
10. Warlight
   
by Michael Ondaatje
 
1. Becoming
   
by Michelle Obama
2. Educated
    by Tara Westover
3. Fear
    by Bob Woodward
4. Sapiens
    by Yuval Noah Harari
5. Calypso
    by David Sedaris
6. My Own Words
    by Ruth Bader Ginsberg
7. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
    by Doris Kearns Goodwin
8. How to Change Your Mind
    by Michael Pollan
9. The Soul of America
    by Jon Meacham
10. Killers of the Flower Moon
    by David Grann
 
YOUNG ADULT BOOKS  
1. The Hate U Give
    by Angie Thomas
2. One of Us is Lying
    by Karen M. McManus
3. Lord of the Flies
    by William Golding
4. The Sun is Also a Star
    by Nicola Yoon
5. Stargirl
    by Jerry Spinelli
 
6. Hello, Sunshine
    by Leila Howland
7. The Book of Dust, Vol. 1
    by Philip Pullman
8. Salt to the Sea
    by Ruta Sepetys
9. Neverworld Wake
    by Marisha Pessl
10. Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe
    #2)
by Neal Shusterman
 
PICTURE BOOKS JUVENILE FICTION
1. This is How We Do It
    by Matt Lamothe
2. Thank You, Omu!
    by Oge Mora
3. The Snowy Day
    by Ezra Jack Keats
4. Jabari Jumps
    by Gaia Cornwall
5. Poppy and Vivaldi
    by Magali Le Huche
6. Red Car, Green Car
    by Roger Priddy
7. Good Night, Rhode Island
    by Adam Gamble
8. Not Quite Narwhal
    by Jessie Sima
9. Look, Look Again
    by Agnese Baruzzi
10. Ten Little Fingers and Ten
    Little Toes
by Mem Fox
1. Supernova (Amulet #8)
    by Kazu Kibuishi
2. Dog Man and Cat Kid (DM #4)
    by Dav Pilkey
3. A Wrinkle in Time
    by Madeleine L'Engle
4. The Meltdown (DWK #13)
    by Jeff Kinney
5. Infamous Ratsos #1
    by Kara Lareau
6. Hello, Universe
    by Erin Entrada Kelly
7. Inside Out and Back Again
    by Thanhha Lai
8. The Wild Robot Escapes (WR #2)
     by Peter Brown
9. Princess in Black #1
     by Shannon Hale
10. Crossover
    by Kwame Alexander

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2018 Top 10 YA & Kids' Books

The Hate U Give Cover Image
Supernova (Amulet #8) Cover Image
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This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books) Cover Image
One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) Cover Image
Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
Lord of the Flies Cover Image
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1) Cover Image
The Snowy Day Cover Image
The Sun Is Also a Star Cover Image
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) Cover Image
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Jabari Jumps Cover Image
Stargirl (Stargirl Series) Cover Image
The Infamous Ratsos Cover Image
Poppy and Vivaldi: With 16 musical sounds! Cover Image
Hello, Sunshine Cover Image
Hello, Universe Cover Image
Red Car, Green Car: A Changing Colors Book (Changing Picture) Cover Image
The Book of Dust:  La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) Cover Image
Inside Out and Back Again Cover Image
Good Night Rhode Island (Good Night Our World) Cover Image
Salt to the Sea Cover Image
The Wild Robot Escapes Cover Image
Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
Neverworld Wake Cover Image
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The Princess in Black Cover Image
Look, Look Again Cover Image
Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) Cover Image
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Cover Image