Unit sales of print books rose 10.9% in the week ended Feb. 20, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The adult fiction category had a solid week, with unit sales up 20.5% over the week ended Feb. 22, 2020. A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas was the top title, selling nearly 95,000 copies in its first week. In second and third place on the adult fiction list were two Kristin Hannah titles: The Four Winds, which sold more than 46,000 copies, and Firefly Lane, which sold more than 20,000 copies. YA fiction print unit sales jumped 47.7% over 2020, as E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars remained #1 on the category list, selling more than 15,000 copies. Adam Silvera’s They Both Die at the End was second, selling just over 11,000 copies. Stamped by Jason Reynolds continued to lead the YA nonfiction list as the category posted a 55.4% increase over 2020.
Savvas Learning Company, a K-12 next-generation learning solutions leader, is excited to announce that its myPerspectives English Language Arts program has received the highest rating of “All-Green” from EdReports. myPerspectives is a student-centered, standards-aligned English Language Arts (ELA) program for grades 6-12 that values the perspective of the learner and prepares students to become lifelong readers and writers.
“Savvas understands that high-quality ELA instruction should support and challenge students to become critical thinkers,” said Bethlam Forsa, CEO of Savvas Learning Company. “With a diverse collection of literary selections and meaningful learning opportunities to expand and show knowledge, myPerspectives engages students with dynamic reading and writing experiences that help them develop strong literacy skills. We appreciate EdReports for recognizing myPerspectives for its highly successful, evidence-based approach that both inspires students and improves learning outcomes.”
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