Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Children of Exile,” Margaret Haddix

2. “The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever,” Teddy Slater

3. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

4. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

5. “Stone Monsters Attack! (LEGO Next Knights Adventure),” Scholastic Publishing

6. “The Ants Go Marching (A Count and Sing Book),” Priscilla Burris

7. “Night of the Ninth Dragon (Magic Treehouse #55),” Mary Pope Osborne

8. “My Very First Bible,” Lois Rock

9. “Middle School 8: Dog’s Best Friend,” James Patterson

10. “Survivors: The Gathering Darkness #2 Dead of Night,” Erin Hunter

11. “Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy (Dork Diaries #11),” Rachel Russell

12. “Yoga Bunny,” Brian Russo

13. “Becoming Naomi Leon,” Pam Munoz Ryan

14. “Green Eggs and Ham,” Dr. Seuss

15. “Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects: Build-Invent-Create-Discover,” Jack Challoner

Adult Non-Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” Sam Quinones (P)

2. *“Nudge Me Gently,” Larry Perkinson (P)

3. “Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race,” Debby Irving (P)

4. *“8 Questions Jesus Asked: Discipleship for Leaders,” Daniel Cash and William (Bill) H. Griffith (P)

5. *“When I Look to the Sky: A Collection of Quotes, Poems and Prayers,” Sally Roll (H)

6. “The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son,” Pat Conroy (P)

7. “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World,” Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu (H)

8. “First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies,” Kate Anderson Brower (P)

9. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration,” Thomas Friedman (H)

10. “Alexander Hamilton,” Ron Chernow (P)

11. “With Their Bare Hands: General Pershing, the 79th Division and the Battle for Montfaucon,” Gene Fax (H)

12. “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family,” Amy Ellis Nutt (P)

13. “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” Margot Lee Shetterly (P)

14. “Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel,” Carl Safina (P)

15. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis,” J.D. Vance (H)

Adult Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “The Great Santini,” Pat Conroy (P)

2. “Exit West,” Mohsin Hamid (H)

3. “1984,” George Orwell (P)

4. “A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans,” Bruce Cameron (P)

5. “A Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman (P)

6. “All the Missing Girls,” Megan Miranda (P)

7. “Last Words,” Michael Koryta (P)

8. “The Invention of Nature,” Andrea Wulf (P)

9. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Disney Little Golden Book,” Diane Muldrow (H)

10. “Mostly Void, Partially Stars: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 1,” Joseph Fink (P)

11. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

12. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society,” Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer (P)

13. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

14. “All That’s Left to Tell,” Daniel Lowe (H)

15. “A Dog’s Journey (A Dog’s Purpose, #2),” Bruce Cameron (P)

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at bblair@therepublic.com or 812-379-5672.