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Hardcover Children’s/YA Sales Rose 19.6 Percent in June

aaplogo.jpgThe Association of American Publishers (AAP) reported today that hardcover sales for the Children’s/YA category rose 19.6 percent compared to the same period last year–totaling $60.6 million in sales. However, year-to-date sales were still down 16.7 percent compared to 2009.

The entire release is embedded below. Here’s an excerpt: “The Adult Hardcover category was down 13.9 percent in June with sales of $113.8 million, although sales for the year-to-date are up by 13.1 percent. Adult Paperback sales increased 0.9 percent for the month ($133.7 million) but increased by 12.1 percent for the year so far.”

Overall books sales were 10.6 percent compared to last year–totaling $1.1 billion in June. Digital book sales remained strong, but one expert worried that eBook sales have plateaued. eBookNewser has more about digital book sales in June.


AAP Reports June 2010

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