Scholastic Announces Sales Figures for The Hunger Games Trilogy in the U.S.

Posted on March 29, 2012

The Hunger Games Book CoverScholastic announced today the amazing in-print figures for Suzanne Collins' bestselling The Hunger Games trilogy. The series has been on the New York Times bestseller list for three years in a row and with the release of the feature film starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen the books have seen another spike in sales.

As of today, Scholastic has more than 36.5 million copies of the original three books in The Hunger Games trilogy in print in the U.S. That includes more than 17.5 million copies of The Hunger Games; more than 10 million copies of Catching Fire; and more than 9 million copies of Mockingjay.

Ellie Berger, President, Scholastic Trade Publishing said in a statement, "Suzanne Collins has created a vivid and compelling future world that has captivated both teen and adult readers and is sure to become a classic. We are proud to be her publisher and we join readers everywhere in celebrating her amazing talent."

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