ABC Group Unveils 2018 Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Cover Art

    The art to be featured on the cover of the 2018 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog, scheduled to land in stores in early October, comes from Ryan T. Higgins, author of Mother Bruce.

    Remember to Pack Your Costume for Children’s Institute

    Backlist character costumes will be judged by a surprise panel of industry friends and prizes will be awarded across a range of categories.

    Showcasing Children’s Institute on Social Media

    The ABC Children’s Institute is a perfect opportunity to share a unique bookselling experience with customers, friends and family, and fellow booksellers on social media.

    A Checklist for Children’s Institute First-Timers

    With the 2018 Children’s Institute just around the corner, now is the time to review this helpful checklist filled with reminders and tips for how to best navigate the event.

    Celebrate the Kickoff of Children’s Institute in Costume

    Decked-out booksellers attending Children’s Institute’s first-ever backlist children’s book character costume party will have the chance to win an array of spectacular prizes.

    Ci6 to Feature Chelsea Clinton in Conversation With Lissa Muscatine

    Lissa Muscatine of Politics and Prose Bookstore will interview Chelsea Clinton about her passion for books and reading.

    Ci6 Attendees to Get Exclusive Preview of New Netflix Series

    Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to a viewing party for the first two episodes of Hilda, premiering this fall on Netflix, based on the popular graphic novel series from Flying Eye Books.

    Children’s Institute at Your Fingertips: Download the Ci6 App

    Attendees can use the app to access the Children’s Institute schedule, create customized agendas, message fellow attendees, view keynote speakers and appearing authors, and more.

    Explore E-Commerce Options at Children’s Institute With the IndieCommerce Team

    IndieCommerce staff will be on hand at the upcoming Children’s Institute in New Orleans to talk about ABA’s e-commerce services.

    2018 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Award Winners Announced at BookExpo

    The winners of the 11th annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were presented at the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo 2018 on Wednesday, May 30.

    Registration Closes for ABC Children’s Institute

    A record-breaking number of attendees will be heading to New Orleans next month for the ABC Children’s Institute. Registration for the event is now closed.

    A Q&A With Children’s Institute Featured Speaker Allison Risbridger of NPD Book

    Risbridger will dive into the most recent trends in children’s books, including genre, format, buyer behavior, and more, and attendees will emerge with new insights to help them maximize their business.

    Recommend Books You Love for the ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

    The ABC Children’s Group is asking booksellers to submit their recommendations for children’s books to be featured in the 2018 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog.

    Get Your Tickets for the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

    More than 150 pieces of original art will be up for grabs from authors such as Sophie Blackall, Floyd Cooper, Matthew Cordell, Emily Arnold McCully, Aliki, Chris Raschka, Nidhi Chanani, and Lita Judge.

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