Children’s Bookselling

    BTW News Briefs

    150-plus independent bookstores now offer digital audiobooks; CBC introduces ABA institute scholarships for publishing staff; Nominations open for National Small Business Week Awards; Ingram Academic Services to distribute Stanford University Press and University of Ottawa Press; Association of American University Presses moves central office

    BTW News Briefs

    Nominations open for 2016 Indie Awards; PEN America’s new report addresses free speech on college campuses; Above the Treeline receives investment; Literary Landmark nominations sought for Children’s Book Week; Grateful American Book Prize awarded to Chris Stevenson; Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Two Favorite Children’s Book Events to Return Next May

    ABA and CBC have announced plans to bring back the silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards.

    Once Upon a Time Marks 50th Anniversary

    Once Upon a Time children’s bookshop is celebrating five decades of serving the community of Montrose, California.

    Auntie’s to Honor Anna Dewdney With Special Event

    Auntie’s Books is inviting customers and bookstores around the country to take part in Llama Llama Remember Mama, a celebration of the late Anna Dewdney and her contributions to children’s literature.

    Extra Stock of ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available

    Booksellers looking to supplement their 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog quantities can order extra stock now via a form on BookWeb.

    Extra Stock of ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available

    The 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will be arriving in stores over the next several days; booksellers also have the option to supplement their supplies with extra stock.

    ABC Best Books Catalog to Begin Arriving Next Week

    The 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will soon be arriving in stores. To help booksellers with ordering, titles and bibliographic information are available in a downloadable Excel spreadsheet.

    BTW News Briefs

    Writers Digest Banned Books Week sale to benefit ABFE; Brian O’Leary named new BISG executive director; Reading Without Walls Challenge pilot program begins; Amazon Books to open Boston-area store; Ingram Content Group adds three new associates

    Around Indies

    Books and Crannies opens in Virginia; Milkweed Books holds grand opening; Let’s Play Books! grows, goes general-interest; Spellbound debuts kids’ reading room; A Room of One’s Own explores co-op model; Books & Books’ Mitchell Kaplan honored; Scuppernong’s “Ask a Muslim Anything” events spark conversation

    Jack and Allie’s Celebrates Islamic Culture

    Barbara Kahn, owner of Jack and Allie’s children’s bookstore in Vernon, Connecticut, is making a special effort to engage the area’s Muslim population by carrying books reflecting the Muslim faith and hosting Islamic events for kids.

    Last Call for ABC Best Books Catalog Orders

    The order deadline for the 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog is this Friday, September 9. The full-color, 20-page consumer circular will feature more than 200 frontlist and backlist titles for children and teens.

    Around Indies

    Northshire to host festivities for 40th anniversary; The King’s English celebrates 39 years; Rediscovered Books marks a decade in business; Anderson’s to open toy store in Naperville; Kepler’s seeks input on nonprofit literary arts organization; Vroman’s Allison Hill on running a successful indie bookstore

    ABC Children’s Institute 2017: Dates and Location Announced

    The American Booksellers Association today revealed the dates and location for its fifth ABC Children’s Institute.

    ABC Best Books Titles Revealed: Catalog Order Deadline Extended

    Here are the 230 titles featured in the 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog. The deadline for catalog orders has been extended until September 9.


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