Children’s Bookselling

02 May

Ci5 Education: Starting a Book Subscription Club

At the fifth ABC Children’s Institute, bookseller panelists discussed successful strategies for creating, promoting, and managing a book subscription club for young readers.

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26 Apr

Indies Prepare Events for Children’s Book Week

Independent bookstores across the country are preparing to host events for Children’s Book Week, the annual celebration of children’s books and literacy sponsored by Every Child a Reader.

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26 Apr

Booksellers’ Title Recommendations Sought for 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

Booksellers at all ABA member stores are encouraged to submit title recommendations for the 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog.

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26 Apr

Ci5: Rachel Ignotofsky on Illustration as a Tool for Education

The contributions of women to the fields of science, technology, math, and engineering are often overlooked, but Rachel Ignotofsky is spreading their stories through entertaining, accessible illustrations.

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26 Apr

Ci5 Education Handouts, Backlist Book Swap Title List Now on BookWeb

ABA members can now access handouts from education sessions held at this month’s ABC Children’s Institute, as well as a complete list of the 169 children’s titles shared at the Backlist Book Swap.

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26 Apr

Ci5: Marley Dias on Her #1000BlackGirlBooks Campaign

Twelve-year-old Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, a campaign to collect and distribute books featuring diverse characters to children, was a featured speaker at the 2017 Children’s Institute.

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21 Apr

Sign Up to Send Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter This June

All ABA member stores are invited to sign up for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter pilot program, powered by Shelf Awareness.

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19 Apr

Nominees for 2017 WNBA Pannell Awards Announced

The nominees for the Women’s National Book Association’s 2017 WNBA Pannell Awards include 18 general bookstores and 19 children’s specialty bookstores.

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19 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Best Children’s Books of the Year published; PRH launches #ProjectReadathon; Johns Hopkins University Press to support AAUP residencies; Books for a Better Life, Jackson Poetry Prize winners, Southern Book Prize finalists announced

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19 Apr

Input Sought From Children’s Institute Attendees

Booksellers who attended this month’s ABC Children’s Institute are asked to complete a short survey that will provide ABA with valuable insights and ideas for next year’s event.

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19 Apr

Children’s Book Week Display Contest Kicks Off April 24

Independent bookstores, libraries, and schools are invited to participate in this year’s One World, Many Stories display contest for a chance to win a set of children’s and young adult books.

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19 Apr

Ci5: Delivering a Deep-Dive Analysis of Trends in Children’s Books

Allison Risbridger of NPD Book broke down the numbers during the Children’s Institute featured talk “Where Are We and Where Are We Going? Trends and Findings in Children’s Bookselling.”

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18 Apr

Reading Without Walls Bingo: Materials Now Available for Download

Booksellers can bring Reading Without Walls bingo to their stores with a variety of downloadable promotional materials specially designed for the ABC Children’s Group summer reading program.

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18 Apr

Ci5: Jason Reynolds on His Journey From Reluctant Reader to Award-Winning Author

In his breakfast keynote speech at the ABC Children’s Institute, author Jason Reynolds told booksellers how not finding his childhood experiences reflected in books shaped his journey as a writer.

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17 Apr

Deadline for Silent Auction Art Donations Extended to May 8

The deadline for artists and publishers to donate art to the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader has been extended to Monday, May 8.

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