When nominating for the quarterly Kids’ Indie Next List, please note these publication date parameters:
For the Spring List: Titles published between February 1 and April 30
For the Summer List: Titles published between May 1 and July 31
For the Autumn List: Titles published between August 1 and October 31
For the Winter List: Titles published between November 1 and January 31
The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.