Saturday, February 05, 2011

E-Book Sales Rise in Children’s and Young Adult Categories - NYTimes.com

I suspect the availability of games on the Kindle doesn’t hurt…

That scene may be slowly replaced by tweens and teenagers clustered in groups and reading their Nooks or Kindles together, wirelessly downloading new titles with the push of a button, studiously comparing the battery life of the devices and accessorizing them with Jonathan Adler and Kate Spade covers in hot pink, tangerine and lime green.

“The young adults and the teenagers are now the newest people who are beginning to experience e-readers,” said Matthew Shear, the publisher of St. Martin’s Press. “If they get hooked, it’s great stuff for the business.”

E-Book Sales Rise in Children’s and Young Adult Categories - NYTimes.com

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