TITLE

Powell's: Racy Young Adult Books Dominating Children's Section

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;9/11/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in the sales of adult books at Powell's City of Books store in Portland, Oregon. According to Michelle Williamson, sections manager for children's books at the store, sales of young adult books increased by about 40 percent. Williamson revealed that children's books accounted 10 percent of the store's business. The growth implied that people are reading more in general and reading to their children more than ever.
ACCESSION #
22385040

 

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