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26 Jun

Ci6 Keynote Speaker Temple Grandin on Teaching Kids to Think Like an Inventor

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.

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25 Jun

Deadline Extended for Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Submissions

Booksellers now have until July 11 to submit their recommendations for titles to be featured in the 2018 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog, scheduled to land in stores in early October.

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21 Jun

Ci6 Keynote Speaker Chelsea Clinton on Teaching Kids the Value of Persistence

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.

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21 Jun

Ci6 Featured Speaker Allison Risbridger on Trends Driving the Children’s Book Industry

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.

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20 Jun

ABC Children’s Institute: A Celebration of Diversity, Activism, and Kids’ Lit

This week, more than 300 independent booksellers traveled to New Orleans for ABA’s sixth annual ABC Children’s Institute, an event that has become a favorite on the industry calendar.

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11 Jun

ABC Group Unveils 2018 Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Cover Art

The art to be featured on the cover of the 2018 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog, scheduled to land in stores in early October, comes from Ryan T. Higgins, author of Mother Bruce.

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07 Jun

Remember to Pack Your Costume for Children’s Institute

Backlist character costumes will be judged by a surprise panel of industry friends and prizes will be awarded across a range of categories.

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07 Jun

Showcasing Children’s Institute on Social Media

The ABC Children’s Institute is a perfect opportunity to share a unique bookselling experience with customers, friends and family, and fellow booksellers on social media.

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07 Jun

A Checklist for Children’s Institute First-Timers

With the 2018 Children’s Institute just around the corner, now is the time to review this helpful checklist filled with reminders and tips for how to best navigate the event.

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06 Jun

Celebrate the Kickoff of Children’s Institute in Costume

Decked-out booksellers attending Children’s Institute’s first-ever backlist children’s book character costume party will have the chance to win an array of spectacular prizes.

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06 Jun

Ci6 to Feature Chelsea Clinton in Conversation With Lissa Muscatine

Lissa Muscatine of Politics and Prose Bookstore will interview Chelsea Clinton about her passion for books and reading.

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05 Jun

Ci6 Attendees to Get Exclusive Preview of New Netflix Series

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to a viewing party for the first two episodes of Hilda, premiering this fall on Netflix, based on the popular graphic novel series from Flying Eye Books.

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05 Jun

Children’s Institute at Your Fingertips: Download the Ci6 App

Attendees can use the app to access the Children’s Institute schedule, create customized agendas, message fellow attendees, view keynote speakers and appearing authors, and more.

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04 Jun

Explore E-Commerce Options at Children’s Institute With the IndieCommerce Team

IndieCommerce staff will be on hand at the upcoming Children’s Institute in New Orleans to talk about ABA’s e-commerce services.

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29 May

2018 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Award Winners Announced at BookExpo

The winners of the 11th annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were presented at the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo 2018 on Wednesday, May 30.

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