Mass Market, Adult Segments Dive In March, Kid's Book Sales Flourish

May 2000
Book Publishing Report;05/22/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on a decline in sales of adult hardcover books and mass-market paperbacks in the United States in March 2000, as compared to the same period a year earlier. Total sales decline experienced by mass market publishers; Sales of children's books.


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