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    Pearson to sell stake in Penguin Random House; Maria Pallante named AAP president and CEO; Eric Nelson heads to Broadside Books; CBC releases Best STEM Books List; Publishers Lunch spring/summer Buzz Books available; Application opens for NBF Innovations in Reading Prize; USPS announces rate changes; NBCC award finalists, PEN literary awards shortlists announced

    Registration Underway for 2017 ABC Children’s Institute

    Registration for the fifth ABC Children’s Institute opened last Wednesday, January 11. Space is limited, and there is a maximum of five registrants per ABA member business.

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    CBC announces ABA institutes scholarship winners; NAIBA renames Sales Rep of the Year Award in honor of Kristin Keith; NBF launches mission to eradicate “book deserts”; WWA seeks entries for Independent Booksellers Western Book Display Contest; PNBA book award winners and Story Prize finalists announced.

    2017 Children’s Institute Registration Opens

    Registration for the fifth ABC Children’s Institute is now open to booksellers at all ABA member stores. The event will be held April 5–7 in Portland, Oregon.

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    We Need Diverse Books publishes first anthology; HarperCollins takes full ownership of HarperCollins Brasil; International Dublin Literary Award nominations announced

    Registration for Children’s Institute to Open January 11

    Registration for the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute will open next Wednesday. The event will be held at the Red Lion Hotel on the River – Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon, from April 5–7.

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    Nominations sought for Anna Dewdney Read Together Award; Screen-Free Week to partner with Children’s Book Week; LendingTree launches Small Business Grant Competition; New York Public Library and Macmillan partner for new publishing program; Publishers Lunch introduces Monthly Buzz Books; Binc receives $10,000+ holiday donation from Ingram; Chronicle Books announces leadership changes; Andy LeCount to join HarperCollins; 2017 PEN longlists announced

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    Authors United merges with Authors Guild; First Book and Penguin Random House to give 550,000 books to kids this holiday season; Ingram Content Group announces new associates; Elizabeth Scarpelli named director of University of Cincinnati Press; PEN America Literary Awards releasing longlists this week; National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize finalists announced; Five audiobooks garner Grammy nominations; Submissions for Grateful American Book Prize open January 1

    2017 Children’s Book Week Plans Expanded

    Every Child a Reader has announced plans for an increased number of events, reformatted book awards, and other new resources for the 2017 celebration of Children’s Book Week.

    Children’s Institute Scholarship Application Open Until January 31

    ABA is currently accepting applications for publisher-sponsored scholarships to the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute, to be held in April in Portland, Oregon.

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    Nominations open for London Book Fair’s Bookstore of the Year Award; Barnes & Noble appoints Demos Parneros as COO; James Patterson names school library grant winners; Claudia Rankine named 2016 Zell Fellow

    2017 Children’s Institute Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

    Booksellers at stores that did not have an ABC Children’s Institute scholarship winner in 2015 or 2016 can apply now for a publisher-sponsored scholarship to the 2017 Children’s Institute.

    ABA, CBC Partner for Silent Art Auction to Benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader

    The ABC Children’s Group and the Children’s Book Council are partnering on a joint program at BookExpo featuring the Silent Art Auction and the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards Announcement.

    ABC Children’s Institute Scholarship Application Opens

    Booksellers at stores that did not have an ABC Children’s Institute scholarship winner in 2015 or 2016 can apply now for a publisher-sponsored scholarship to the 2017 Children’s Institute.

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    Pat Conroy Literary Center names Jonathan Haupt as first executive director; Amazon’s non-prime members pay more for books; 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards longlist announced; Marilyn Nelson named winner of NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature


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