BTW Articles

09 Aug

2012 Fall New Voices Picks Announced

The 2012 New Voices Committee rounded out its hard work for the year by reading more than 90 fall-release titles by first-time authors. Committee members read, voted on, and selected 12 noteworthy and exciting debuts publishing between July 1, 2012, and the end of the year in two categories: Ages 8 - 12 and Teen.

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13 Aug

2012 ABC Best Books for Children Catalog Titles Unveiled

Presented here in alphabetical order by publisher are the more than 200 titles featured in this year’s ABC Best Books for Children Catalog.

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22 Aug

Order Deadline Monday for ABC Best Books for Children Catalog

Monday, August 27, is the deadline for ABA member stores to place orders for this year’s ABC Best Books for Children Catalog.

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26 Sep

ABC Best Books Catalog on Its Way

This year’s ABC Best Books for Children Catalog will be arriving soon at ABA member stores. The catalog is also available in PDF format for use on store websites and in newsletters.

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19 Nov

A Q&A With Rebecca Stead, Author of the Thanks for Shopping Indie Title “Liar & Spy”

Newbery Medal-winner Rebecca Stead, author of  “Liar & Spy,” a featured title in Thanks for Shopping Indie promos beginning November 24 at participating ABA member stores around the country, talks to BTW about middle school friendship, her writing process, and her own personal spy experience.

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19 Apr

2012 Spring New Voices Titles Announced

After months spent reading more than 80 titles by debut authors, booksellers on the New Voices Committee have selected their top  spring picks for children ages 8 - 12 and for teens, from titles published between January 1 and June 30, 2012.

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16 May

New Voices Marketing Kits Shipping Soon

Members of the ABC Group at ABA will be receiving a special New Voices Marketing Kit in the Summer Children’s White Box, shipping next week.

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24 May

Kids’ Institute: “Some of Our Favorite Things” and Focused Roundtables

The secrets behind successful programs for children at several indie bookstores will be on display during the ABC Children’s Institute on Wednesday, June 6, at BookExpo America.

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16 Nov

Children’s Booksellers Promote New Voices and ABC Best Books

With the recent arrivals of the ABC Best Books for Children catalog and the New Voices fliers, indie booksellers have two robust tools to help guide holiday shoppers toward a selection of outstanding books for children and teens.

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