Children’s Bookselling

01 Sep
Punching the Air book club: Wednesdays in October at 2:00 pm ET

Fall Virtual Reading Series Kicks Off With “Punching the Air” Authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Bookstores that are interested in bringing the free virtual book club to local educators, students, and readers of all ages can use the marketing materials supplied by ABA.

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25 Aug
Image of a book on a laptop screen

ABA Joins With Publishers to Launch Virtual Reading Series This Fall

The ABC Group at ABA will provide the event links, marketing materials, and educational resources that bookstores need to create community conversations around these virtual author events.

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11 Aug
Fall Kids' Indie Next List Preview

The Fall 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the 50 titles on the Fall 2020 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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27 Jul

Find Waldo Digital Continues

This year’s digital campaign is running the entire summer, from July 1 to August 31.

 

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23 Jul
Children's Institute logo on laptop

Children’s Institute Videos, Session Recaps Now on BookWeb

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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22 Jul

Virtual Children’s Institute a Hit Among Attendees

Over the course of two days, booksellers joined together for education sessions, keynotes, rep picks, and virtual hangouts to celebrate children’s books and bookselling.

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22 Jul
Illustration of children playing with a parachute from You Matter by Christian Robinson

ABC Group Unveils 2020 Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Cover Art

An image from the picture book You Matter, written and illustrated by Christian Robinson, is featured on the cover of the 2020 catalog.

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21 Jul

Ci8 in Conversation: Kwame Alexander and Jerry Craft on Their Lives as Writers

During the conversation, Alexander and Craft reflected on the importance of bookstores in their lives and their careers.

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21 Jul
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Ci8 Virtual Keynote: Isaac Fitzgerald on the Importance of Children’s Bookselling

“You bring literature, and with it, everything from hope to despair to rage to joy to the freedom of adventure, to the readers who need it more than anything," said Fitzgerald in his address to booksellers. 

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15 Jul
Children's Institute logo on laptop

8th Annual Children’s Institute Underway, More to Come

Today, booksellers at the 8th annual Children’s Institute attended two education sessions, an antiracism workshop, an Indies Introduce presentation, and more. Programming continues tomorrow.

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15 Jul
Elephant Poster that reads "Some can't wear a mask. But everyone else needs one!"

Country Bookshop Teams With Author/Illustrator Matthew Myers to Promote Masks

Booksellers looking to promote mask-wearing in their stores are welcome to download and use the images Myers has created.

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08 Jul
Children's Institute logo on laptop

Watch Your Inbox: Children’s Institute Event Link to Arrive July 10

On Friday, July 10, ABA will send out all the information that registered booksellers need to access the range of virtual events taking place during Children’s Institute.

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