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

September 2006
Book Publishing Report;9/11/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p3
Trade Publication
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.


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