ⓘ Association of Booksellers for Children

Association of Booksellers for Children

ⓘ Association of Booksellers for Children

The Association of Booksellers for Children is an American non-profit trade association whose mission is to support the business of independent childrens bookselling and the creation of quality childrens books.


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The membership of the organization is made up of independent childrens booksellers, publishers, authors & illustrators, and other industry professionals. In addition to its advocacy work, the ABC undertakes a number of annual projects on its members behalf, such a programming at the annual BookExpo America BEA, the creation of various printed materials on literacy and best books, the dissemination of industry news, maintenance of a proprietary list-serv, an annual book award, The E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and collaborations with other industry trade groups like the Childrens Book Council CBC and the American Booksellers Association ABA.

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