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The bestselling books in Canada: Feb. 18 to 24, 2018

Sharon Bala's The Boat People climbs back to the top of the Canadian fiction list this week.

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for Feb. 18 to 24, 2018.

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Canadian fiction | Canadian nonfiction | Canadian kids

Canadian fiction

Sharon Bala is the author of The Boat People. (Nadra Ginting/McClelland & Stewart)
  1. The Boat People by Sharon Bala
  2. American War by Omar El Akkad
  3. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
  4. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley
  5. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  6. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  7. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
  8. ​Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  9. The Break by Katherena Vermette
  10. Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill

Canadian nonfiction

Jordan B. Peterson is the author of 12 Rules for Life. (Random House Canada)
  1. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  2. Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
  3. Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
  4. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  5. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  6. ​Lands of Lost Borders by Kate Harris
  7. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  8. Feeding My Mother by Jann Arden
  9. Policing Black Lives by Robyn Maynard
  10. Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel

Canadian kids

Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature. (Cherie Dimaline, Dancing Cat Books)
  1. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  2. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw
  3. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis & Nora Twomey
  4. Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith
  5. I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis & Kathy Kacer, illustrated by Gillian Newland
  6. Good Night, Good Night by Dennis Lee, illustrated by Qin Leng
  7. When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett
  8. ​The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  9. ​Stolen Words by Melanie Florence, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
  10. Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel

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