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    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.

    The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending November 13, 2016.

    ABA, CBC Partner for Silent Art Auction to Benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader

    The ABC Children’s Group and the Children’s Book Council are partnering on a joint program at BookExpo featuring the Silent Art Auction and the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards Announcement.

    ABC Children’s Institute Scholarship Application Opens

    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.

    ABA, Libro.fm Partner for Sale of Digital Audiobooks Through Indie Bookstores

    The American Booksellers Association and Libro.fm have announced a partnership that enables the convenient purchase of digital audiobooks through independent bookstores.

    Publishing Insights From the Nielsen Children’s Book Summit

    Industry experts and executives discussed important issues in children’s publishing at the annual Nielsen Children’s Book Summit on October 27.

    Two Favorite Children’s Book Events to Return Next May

    ABA and CBC have announced plans to bring back the silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards.

    The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

    Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 9, 2016.

    Once Upon a Time Marks 50th Anniversary

    Once Upon a Time children’s bookshop is celebrating five decades of serving the community of Montrose, California.

    Auntie’s to Honor Anna Dewdney With Special Event

    Auntie’s Books is inviting customers and bookstores around the country to take part in Llama Llama Remember Mama, a celebration of the late Anna Dewdney and her contributions to children’s literature.

    Extra Stock of ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available

    Booksellers looking to supplement their 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog quantities can order extra stock now via a form on BookWeb.

    Extra Stock of ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Available

    The 2016 ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog will be arriving in stores over the next several days; booksellers also have the option to supplement their supplies with extra stock.

    The October 2016 Indie Baseball Bestseller List

    In celebration of Major League Baseball’s post-season, here is the Indie Baseball Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 2, 2016.

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