Librarians dispute children's attendance 'fall'

Two library associations – the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and the Association of Senior Children's and Education Librarians (ASCEL) - have taken issue with reports of the decline in numbers of children visiting libraries, following publication of a Department for Culture, Media and Sport report. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Children's Books for Fall 2022

According to a survey of booksellers PW conducted across the country, a broad selection of new releases for all ages and in all genres is certain to appeal to readers—particularly in the children’s category. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Shows Get High Attendance—and High Marks

This fall's independent bookstore regional trade shows started off last week with two big virtual fairs held by three organizations—and did so swimmingly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's reading comprehension falls without storytime, Egmont study reveals

Children’s reading comprehension declines to half the expected rate when they do not have regular storytime, a study from Egmont has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A new Missouri bill proposes jailing librarians who provide children “age-inappropriate” books.

A proposed law in Missouri would fine, and possibly jail, librarians who provide books to children that a parental board deemed inappropriate, a policy so extreme that it has attracted national attention. House Bill 2044, or “the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act,” introduced by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: School Librarians Build Up the Advocacy Pressure

As reductions in education funding still loom nationwide, school librarians seek out ways to showcase and defend the benefits of the work they do. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2019

See our editors' selection of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NEIBA 2018: Children’s Bookselling Tips from the Fall Conference

We've gathered a selection of tips from two NEIBA panels regarding strategies for handselling and promoting diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2018

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regionals 2017: All Our Children's Coverage

This year’s regional bookseller shows, which took place from mid-September through the end of October, were marked by passionate discussions on diversity, robust children's programming, and appearances by prominent authors and illustrators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Heartland Fall Forum 2017: Children's Booksellers Celebrate the Ties That Bind

This year's joint trade show of the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association emphasized the essential links between publishers, booksellers, and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors protest 'axing' of Haringey children's librarians

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Heartland Fall Forum 2016: Children's Authors Create Magic

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Lower Attendance but Celebratory Mood for NCIBA Children's Booksellers

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

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RH Children's Buys Self-Pubbed Phenom 'Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep'

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep children's book tops best seller list

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