Top 10 Adult and Children’s Books for JP Library in 2019

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One thing is for sure, children love author Mo Willems in Jamaica Plain. Incredibly Willems had the 10 most popular kids books in terms of circulation for the JP Library Branch.

The following lists were provided by the Jamaica Plain Branch Library.

Jamaica Plain Branch Library

The following are the top 10 most borrowed children's books, all by Willems.

  1. Should I share my ice cream?
  2. My new friend is so fun!
  3. The thank you book
  4. I love my new toy!
  5. I broke my trunk!
  6. I really like slop!
  7. I will surprise my friend
  8. Listen to my trumpet!
  9. Are you ready to play outside?
  10. Can I play too?

Here's a list of the top 10 adult books, ranked by how much they went out. Only two of the 10 titles above are nonfiction: Becoming and Educated.

  1. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  2. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  3. Educated: a memoir by Tara Westover
  4. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  5. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  6. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  7. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  8. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  9. The Witch Elm by Tana French
  10. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty