Children’s Bookselling

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24 Apr

Tickets On Sale Now for Children’s Book Art Silent Auction at BookExpo

A perennial BookExpo favorite, the Silent Auction will donate proceeds from the Wednesday, May 29, event to the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader.

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24 Apr

Recommendations Sought for 2019 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The ABC Children’s Group is opening the floor for booksellers to submit their recommendations for children’s books to be featured in the 2019 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog.

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10 Apr
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A Q&A With Angie Thomas, Author of Spring Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “On the Come Up”

“Excellently written and incredibly unputdownable, you will cheer and cry as Bri makes her way!” said Melissa Fox of Watermark Books & Café in Wichita, Kansas.

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10 Apr
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Join Your Neighbors for Movie Night at Children’s Institute

Here from ABC Children’s Group Manager Gen de Botton is a special invitation to booksellers attending the seventh ABC Children’s Institute (Ci7) in Pittsburgh this June.

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29 Mar

2019 Pannell Award Winners Announced

The Women’s National Book Association awarded this year’s Pannell Awards to 57th Street Books in Chicago and to Hicklebee’s Bookstore in San Jose, California.

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26 Mar

Alyssa Milano to Deliver Closing Keynote at 2019 Children’s Institute

At the event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this June, the actress and lifelong activist will discuss her debut children’s book series, Hope.

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25 Mar

Registration Nearing Capacity for 2019 Children’s Institute

There is currently room for fewer than 20 additional attendees at the seventh annual ABC Children’s Institute, which will take place from June 26-28, 2019, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 

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25 Mar

Sign Up for the ABC Group’s “Flashlight” e-Newsletter

All staff at members of the ABC Children’s Group — bookstores, publishers, and individual members alike — can receive the Flashlight e-newsletter, which features exciting, exclusive, members-only content.

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20 Mar

Sign Up Now to Play Quidditch at 2019 Children’s Institute

Attendees will be invited to play and learn the Harry Potter-inspired sport alongside members of the Steel City Quidditch Club, an internationally recognized club team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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18 Mar

Registration Underway for Children’s Institute Bookstore Tours

Booksellers and publishers attending Children’s Institute 2019 in Pittsburgh this June can register now for half-day and full-day bookstore tours.

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12 Mar
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Registration for Children’s Institute Underway

Registration is filling up fast for the American Booksellers Association’s seventh ABC Children’s Institute, which will be held June 26–28 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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11 Mar

Save the Date: Children’s Book Art Silent Auction at BookExpo

Proceeds from the annual event, which auctions off art donated by children’s book illustrators, will benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader.

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01 Mar
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Laurie Halse Anderson on Spring Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “SHOUT”

Here, Bookselling This Week talks with Anderson about the current conversation surrounding sexual assault in America.

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01 Mar

Five More Booksellers Head to Children’s Institute on Scholarships

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation and Publishers Weekly are sponsoring a number of additional scholarships to send booksellers to the 2019 Children’s Institute in Pittsburgh.

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27 Feb
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Children’s Institute Nearing Capacity: Register Now

Registration is filling up fast for the American Booksellers Association’s seventh ABC Children’s Institute, which will be held June 26–28 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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