Children’s Bookselling

23 Jun
Children's Institute logo on laptop

Get on the Waitlist for the White Antiracist Allyship Workshop at Children’s Institute

This workshop focuses on the self-awareness, knowledge of historic and current racism, and skills necessary for white people to learn together. 

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16 Jun
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ABA Offers Ready-to-Go Materials for Summer Reading Programs

This summer, the ABC Children’s Group is encouraging bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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16 Jun
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Don’t Miss the Virtual Children’s Institute: Register Now

The July 15–16 virtual event will feature sessions on representation in young adult and middle grade sci-fi and fantasy titles; an antiracism training with Cultures Connecting; a talk on store voice, online sales, and profitability; rep picks presentations; and more.

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10 Jun

Booksellers, Publishers Invited to Submit Cover Ideas for Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The catalog will feature frontlist titles published in the year 2020, but will not include holiday books so that the catalog may be used year-round.

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10 Jun

Children’s Institute Registration Underway

The July 15–16 virtual event will feature sessions on representation in young adult and middle grade sci-fi and fantasy titles; an antiracism training with Cultures Connecting; a talk on store voice, online sales, and profitability; rep picks presentations; and more.

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03 Jun
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Lucy Knisley on Summer Kids’ Indie Next List Pick “Stepping Stones”

“I adore Lucy Knisley, and I’m so excited that she’s sharing her pitch-perfect voice with middle readers in this story inspired by her childhood! Fans of Raina Telgemeier, rejoice!” said Mary Wahlmeier of Raven Book Store.

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01 Jun

Booksellers Invited to Submit Titles for Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The catalog will feature frontlist titles published in the year 2020, but will not include holiday books so that the catalog may be used year-round.

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27 May
Stamped Book Club flier

“Stamped” Virtual Book Club Extended

The popular book club will now meet through June 3 to discuss Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped From the Beginning.

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27 May

Publishers Invited to Submit Titles, Cover Image for Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

Amidst the COVID-19 health crisis, the ABC Children’s Group has opted to produce this year’s catalog as a digital version, which will be available for stores to download in October. 

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27 May

Author Isaac Fitzgerald to Present Keynote at Virtual Children’s Institute

Fitzgerald is the indie bookstore champion who hosted a young adult tweet-a-thon and produced a YouTube video to urge support of #SaveIndieBookstores during the COVID-19 crisis.

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20 May
"Summer reading journal" banner over a woodland camp scene

ABA Summer Reading Program Invites Kids to Fill Out Reading Journal

This summer, the ABC Children’s Group is encouraging bookstores to share a reading journal that gives young customers the chance to slow down and explore their love of reading.

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20 May

Virtual Children’s Institute Scheduled for July 15–16

The event is open to all ABA member booksellers. Watch upcoming issues of Bookselling This Week for details about programming and links to participate.

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13 May
Summer 2020 Kids' Indie Next List Great Reads

The Summer 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

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

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