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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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06 Jun

Celebrate the Kickoff of Children’s Institute in Costume

Decked-out booksellers attending Children’s Institute’s first-ever backlist children’s book character costume party will have the chance to win an array of spectacular prizes.

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06 Jun

Ci6 to Feature Chelsea Clinton in Conversation With Lissa Muscatine

Lissa Muscatine of Politics and Prose Bookstore will interview Chelsea Clinton about her passion for books and reading.

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05 Jun

Ci6 Attendees to Get Exclusive Preview of New Netflix Series

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to a viewing party for the first two episodes of Hilda, premiering this fall on Netflix, based on the popular graphic novel series from Flying Eye Books.

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05 Jun

Children’s Institute at Your Fingertips: Download the Ci6 App

Attendees can use the app to access the Children’s Institute schedule, create customized agendas, message fellow attendees, view keynote speakers and appearing authors, and more.

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