Children’s Bookselling

01 Nov

A Q&A with Ali Hazelwood, Author of November/December Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “Check & Mate”

“Ali Hazelwood’s young adult debut delivers an exciting ride of rediscovery and second chances,” said Kaylie Padgett of Women & Children First in Chicago, Illinois.

 

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11 Oct

November/December 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the November/December 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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06 Sep

A Q&A with Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass, Authors of September/October Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “The Lost Library”

“This was a good ghost story with polite ghosts, a mouse-sympathizing cat, and some adventure-seeking fifth graders. A great story for kids to read by themselves or out loud — I can’t wait to share it!” said Angela Burns of Little Bean Books in Antioch, Illinois.

 

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09 Aug

September/October 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the September/October 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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26 Jul

A Q&A with Emily Habeck, Indies Introduce Author of the August Indie Next List Top Pick “Shark Heart”

“This beautiful and heartbreaking story explores the power of love, grief, and taking those first steps towards moving on,” said Beth Seufer Buss of Bookmarks in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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05 Jul
Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

ABA Children's Group Best Books for Young Readers Catalogs Available for Order

The full-color, sixteen-page consumer circular is slated to be in stores in late September.

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05 Jul

A Q&A with Jon Klassen, Author of July/August Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “The Skull”

“An oddly delightful and delightfully odd story that is wonderfully drawn and concisely told. Follow our runaway heroine as she happens upon a kindred spirit embodied (or, disembodied) in a skull. Witty, with a dash of dark humor,” said Ernio Hernandez of River Bend Bookshop in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

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14 Jun
"The Skull: A Tyrolean Folktale" by Jon Klassen

July/August 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the July/August 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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31 May
Children's Institute 2023 logo

Are You Ready for the 2023 Children’s Institute Costume Party?

ABA staff are putting the finishing touches on their costumes for the 2023 Children’s Institute Costume Party, which all attendees are encouraged to participate in.

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03 May
Brian Selznick, author of "Big Tree"

A Q&A with Brian Selznick, Author of May/June Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “Big Tree”

“Through exquisite art and spacious language, Big Tree is told by sibling sycamore seeds making their way in the world. It is captivating, empowering, and impactful; written for a young audience and to be enjoyed by all,” said Meghan Bousquet of Titcomb’s Bookshop in East Sandwich, Massachusetts.

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12 Apr
May/June Kids' Next List Preview, "Big Tree" by Brian Selznick

May/June 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the May/June 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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01 Mar
The Moth Keeper, by K. O'Nelil

A Q&A with K. O'Neill, Author of March/April Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “The Moth Keeper”

“A beautiful children’s graphic novel full of wonder, magic, warmth, and a touching story about community, responsibility, and burnout,” said Caleb Masters of Bookmarks in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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08 Feb
The Moth Keeper, a graphic novel by K. O’Neill

March/April 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the March/April 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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11 Jan
Krystal Marquis, author of The Davenports

A Q&A with Krystal Marquis, Indies Introduce Author of the January/February Kids’ Indie Next List Top Pick “The Davenports”

“Prepare to be captivated, entranced, and inspired by these four memorable young women,” said Kaliisha Cole of Whitelam Books in Reading, Massachusetts.

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07 Dec
Kids' Next List Preview “The Davenports”

January/February 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the titles on the January/February 2023 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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About ABA

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