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24 Nov
ABC Catalog cover

ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog PDF Available Now

The PDF can be downloaded on BookWeb.org. PDF pages can be saved as JPEGs and featured in newsletters and on social media.

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23 Nov
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

“When They Call You a Terrorist” Bookplates Available to Booksellers

Bookstores can request bookplates signed by Black Lives Matter founder and author Patrisse Cullors. 

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10 Nov
Kids' Indie Next List

The Winter 2020-2021 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the 50 titles on the Winter 2020-2021 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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10 Nov
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist” Underway

The event is free to all who would like to attend. Donations are being taken in support of Black Lives Matter Global Foundation.

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09 Nov
Illustration of children playing with a parachute from You Matter by Christian Robinson

Digital Version Available Now for Store Websites: Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

Bookstores that do not utilize IndieCommerce or IndieLite for their store’s website may download the complete title list, ISBNs, and catalog graphics on BookWeb.

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03 Nov
Illustration of children playing with a parachute from You Matter by Christian Robinson

Digital Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available Now for IndieCommerce, IndieLite Sites

Bookstores that do not utilize IndieCommerce or IndieLite for their store’s website may download the complete title list, ISBNs, and catalog graphics on BookWeb.

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03 Nov
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist” Begins

Bookstores that are interested in bringing the free virtual book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages can sign up to receive bookplates signed by Cullors. 

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28 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Registration Underway for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

The two-part consumer reading series will take place on Thursday, November 5, and Thursday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. ET on Zoom.

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19 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Booksellers: Invite Customers to Register for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

Booksellers can share the link with customers and begin encouraging signups and book purchases now. During registration, attendees can opt to donate to the Black Lives Matter Global Network. 

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14 Oct
When They Call You a Terrorist Virtual Reading Series, November 5 and 19

Registration Now Open for November Reading Series on “When They Call You a Terrorist”

The two-part series will take place on November 5 and November 19 and will focus on Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors’ young adult book.

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14 Oct
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Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam on Fall Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Punching the Air”

Destinee Hodge of East City Bookshop called Punching the Air “a window that every educator — and, really, every reader — should be made to look through.”

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29 Sep

Fall Virtual Reading Series to Feature Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors in November

The two-part series will take place on November 5 and November 19 and will focus on Cullors’ book When They Call You A Terrorist: A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World.

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28 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

“Punching the Air” Virtual Reading Series Kicks Off October 7

Bookstores can share the Eventbrite registration link and special marketing and educational materials in order to bring the book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages.

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23 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Signed Copies Available for “Punching the Air” Virtual Reading Series

For this series, authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam will discuss their young adult novel, Punching the Air (Balzer + Bray), in hour-long talks moderated by Cliff Helm of Left Bank Books and Kathy Burnette of The Brain Lair bookstore.

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14 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Booksellers Invited to Order Signed Copies for “Punching the Air” Virtual Reading Series

HarperCollins has made available 50 eight-copy cartons of signed editions of Punching the Air for booksellers to offer to their customers during the October virtual reading series.

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