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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.

    BTW News Briefs

    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

    Publishing Insights From the Nielsen Children’s Book Summit

    Industry experts and executives discussed important issues in children’s publishing at the annual Nielsen Children’s Book Summit on October 27.

    BTW News Briefs

    150-plus independent bookstores now offer Libro.fm 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.

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