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    Philip and Erin Stead Added to Children’s Institute Lineup

    Author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead will discuss their newest project, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine, a children’s story by Mark Twain, during a featured talk at Children’s Institute.

    The Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

    Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Children’s White Box.

    Children’s Institute Hotel Sold Out; Overflow Hotel Block Now Open

    Registration is underway for Children’s Institute; booksellers planning to attend should book their hotel reservations now at the overflow hotel, the Oxford Suites Portland.

    The Indie Love & Romance Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending February 5, 2017.

    Digital Book World Panel Explores Question “Will Bars Save Bookstores?”

    At the Digital Book World panel “Will Bars Save Bookstores?” representatives of the bookselling and publishing industries discussed strategies that are helping bookstores not only survive but also thrive.

    Children’s Institute Scholarship Deadline January 31

    Next Tuesday, January 31, is the last day for booksellers at ABA member stores that did not have a Children’s Institute scholarship winner in 2015 or 2016 to apply for a scholarship to this April’s event.

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 15, 2017.

    2017 Children’s Institute Registration Opens

    Registration for the fifth ABC Children’s Institute is now open to booksellers at all ABA member stores. The event will be held April 5–7 in Portland, Oregon.

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending December 25, 2016.

     

    Registration for Children’s Institute to Open January 11

    Registration for the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute will open next Wednesday. The event will be held at the Red Lion Hotel on the River – Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon, from April 5–7.

    The Indie Healthy Living Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending December 11, 2016.

    2017 Children’s Book Week Plans Expanded

    Every Child a Reader has announced plans for an increased number of events, reformatted book awards, and other new resources for the 2017 celebration of Children’s Book Week.

    Children’s Institute Scholarship Application Open Until January 31

    ABA is currently accepting applications for publisher-sponsored scholarships to the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute, to be held in April in Portland, Oregon.

    The Indie Holiday Cooking & Entertaining Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 27, 2016.

    2017 Children’s Institute Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

    Booksellers at stores that did not have an ABC Children’s Institute scholarship winner in 2015 or 2016 can apply now for a publisher-sponsored scholarship to the 2017 Children’s Institute.

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