BTW Articles

17 Apr

Vote Now to Choose Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

The owners and staff at all ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. The voting deadline is April 30.

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17 Apr

Deadline for Silent Auction Art Donations Extended to May 8

The deadline for artists and publishers to donate art to the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader has been extended to Monday, May 8.

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31 Mar

ABA Board Ballot Deadline May 2

All ABA main store members are reminded to cast their ballots to choose a new ABA president and vice president and three directors to serve on the 2017 Board.

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05 Apr

ABC Summer Reading Program to Feature Reading Without Walls Bingo

Reading Without Walls, a nationwide program started by National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang, will be the centerpiece of this year’s ABC Group summer reading initiative.

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10 Apr

Savings on Kids’ & YA Titles Available From B&T Through April 21

Baker & Taylor is offering a special discount to ABA members on all children’s and young adult trade books through Friday, April 21.

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12 Apr

Tickets on Sale for Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

Tickets are on sale now for the popular Silent Art Auction at BookExpo. This year’s event will feature the announcement of the winners of the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards.

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11 Apr

Signup Underway for Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

ABA member stores can now sign up for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter pilot program announced last week at the ABC Children’s Institute.

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05 Apr

ABA and Shelf Awareness to Launch Kids’ Indie Next List eNewsletter Pilot Program

At the ABC Children’s Institute, which kicks off this evening in Portland, Oregon, ABA and Shelf Awareness will be announcing a pilot e-newsletter program for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List.

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28 Mar

Nominations Sought for 2017 WNBA Pannell Award

Nominations are being accepted for the WNBA Pannell Award, which honors bookstores that demonstrate exceptional creativity in fostering a love of reading and books in children and young adults.

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24 Mar

ABA Forums Head to West Coast

Between March 31 and April 4, ABA will be hosting Spring Forums in North Hollywood and San Francisco, California, and Portland, Oregon. ABA members and non-members are invited to attend the forums.

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