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26 Jun

Ci6 Keynote Speaker Angie Thomas on How Children’s Booksellers Can Change the World

Angie Thomas, author of the bestselling debut YA novel The Hate U Give, spoke to booksellers at the ABC Children’s Institute about their important role in helping all children reach their potential.

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26 Jun

Ci6 Keynote Speaker Temple Grandin on Teaching Kids to Think Like an Inventor

At the ABC Children’s Institute, the inventor, autism spokesperson, and author of Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor stressed the importance of teaching children how to work with tools.

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25 Jun

A Few Post-Children’s Institute Reminders

Booksellers who attended Ci6 are asked to fill out session evaluations and keep an eye out for an overall event survey coming this week; those who didn’t attend can watch BTW for education coverage.

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21 Jun

Ci6 Keynote Speaker Chelsea Clinton on Teaching Kids the Value of Persistence

At the ABC Children’s Institute in New Orleans, Chelsea Clinton shared her thoughts with Lissa Muscatine, co-owner of D.C.’s Politics and Prose, on the importance of children’s literature and writing books that teach kids about activism.

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21 Jun

Ci6 Featured Speaker Allison Risbridger on Trends Driving the Children’s Book Industry

Sales in the children’s and YA category have grown faster than the overall print book market in the U.S., according to data presented at Children’s Institute by NPD Book Client Development Specialist Allison Risbridger.

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20 Jun

Ci6 Opening Keynote Speaker Mallika Chopra on Living With Intention

As part of her talk, Mallika Chopra, author of the forthcoming children’s book Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More, led booksellers in a guided meditation exercise.

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20 Jun

ABC Children’s Institute: A Celebration of Diversity, Activism, and Kids’ Lit

This week, more than 300 independent booksellers traveled to New Orleans for ABA’s sixth annual ABC Children’s Institute, an event that has become a favorite on the industry calendar.

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15 Jun

A Q&A With Children’s Institute Speaker Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton will appear in conversation with Lissa Muscatine, co-owner of Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C., at the sixth ABC Children’s Institute in New Orleans.

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12 Jun

72 Hours in New Orleans: A Suggested Itinerary for Ci6

Just traveling to such a wonderful place is excitement enough, but combined with Children’s Institute’s education sessions, authors, special events, and keynotes, we’re anticipating an outstanding few days. Here’s an overview to help you navigate the busy, exciting days ahead.

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11 Jun

BTW to Arrive Next Thursday From Children’s Institute

The next issue of Bookselling This Week will arrive in inboxes on Thursday, June 21, with reports and photos from the sixth ABC Children’s Institute.

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11 Jun

Make an Appointment Now: Ci6 Consultation Station

The Consultation Station at the sixth Children’s Institute will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

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07 Jun

Submit Your Questions Now to Ask an Edelweiss Expert at Ci6

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to submit questions about the Edelweiss+ platform and join one of two “Ask an Edelweiss Expert” sessions being held at the event.

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07 Jun

Remember to Pack Your Costume for Children’s Institute

Backlist character costumes will be judged by a surprise panel of industry friends and prizes will be awarded across a range of categories.

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07 Jun

Showcasing Children’s Institute on Social Media

The ABC Children’s Institute is a perfect opportunity to share a unique bookselling experience with customers, friends and family, and fellow booksellers on social media.

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07 Jun

A Checklist for Children’s Institute First-Timers

With the 2018 Children’s Institute just around the corner, now is the time to review this helpful checklist filled with reminders and tips for how to best navigate the event.

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