Children’s Bookselling

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

Get a Carton of 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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02 Sep
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01 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Fall Virtual Reading Series Kicks Off With “Punching the Air” Authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Bookstores that are interested in bringing the free virtual book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages can use the marketing materials supplied by ABA.

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25 Aug
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ABA Joins With Publishers to Launch Virtual Reading Series This Fall

The ABC Group at ABA will provide the event links, marketing materials, and educational resources that bookstores need to create community conversations around these virtual author events.

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11 Aug
Fall Kids' Indie Next List Preview

The Fall 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

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

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27 Jul

Find Waldo Digital Continues

This year’s digital campaign is running the entire summer, from July 1 to August 31.

 

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23 Jul
Children's Institute logo on laptop

Children’s Institute Videos, Session Recaps Now on BookWeb

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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22 Jul

Virtual Children’s Institute a Hit Among Attendees

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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22 Jul
Illustration of children playing with a parachute from You Matter by Christian Robinson

ABC Group Unveils 2020 Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Cover Art

An image from the picture book You Matter, written and illustrated by Christian Robinson, is featured on the cover of the 2020 catalog.

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