During a panel at the ABC Children’s Institute in New Orleans, booksellers active on their local regional trade organizations discussed the reasons why it is worthwhile to get involved in bookselling “beyond the bookstore.”
The “Creating and Implementing Successful LGBTQIA Youth Programs” education session at Children’s Institute provided booksellers with tips on making their stores inclusive places of refuge for queer youth.
At Children’s Institute, Phoebe Yeh, Cheryl Willis Hudson, Wade Hudson, and Kwame Alexander discussed a new book that aims to inspire young readers to believe in their own ability to speak out and fight for change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.