The ABC Children’s Institute panel “Literacy Development for Babies and Toddlers” featured three booksellers and an early childhood education specialist discussing how to help customers choose the appropriate books for children at different stages of development.
The winner of the Indie Next List Great Reads giveaway for June is Laura Murray of Sunriver, Oregon, who picked up her Indie Next List flier and entry coupon at The Bookworks in Pacific Grove, California.
Here, reprinted from a recent issue of Publishers Weekly, ABA President Betsy Burton talks about how, in troubling times, bookstores play an important role as a place to gather, reflect, talk, and heal.
Bobbi Hahn, owner of calligraphy art and gift store By Hand, Ink in Hilton Head, South Carolina, recently expanded her store’s book offerings after moving to a larger space within the Shops at Sea Pines Center.
Hastings Entertainment to close all stores; Ingram launches Ingram Academic Services; IPG to distribute five new publishers; Hachette Book Group reorganizes sales staff; 800-CEO-READ appoints new CEO; Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards winners announced