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Throw an Official Event for the 100th Children’s Book Week!

January 4, 2019
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Throw an Official Event for the 100th Children’s Book Week!

Right now The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is asking teachers, librarians, and booksellers to register to host an official Children’s Book Week (CBW) event for the spring of 2019. This is the 100th Anniversary of CBW, which began in 1919 and is the longest running literacy initiative in the United States. The centennial celebration is…

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Celebrate Children’s Book Week!

May 1, 2018
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Celebrate Children’s Book Week!

This week, April 30 – May 6th, is the annual celebration of children’s literacy, Children’s Book Week. A massive celebration each year that has events at libraries, bookstores, schools, and comic shops around the country! If you want to participate at home check out their website and download the beautiful reading poster designed by award-winning…

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KIDS AND TEENS: Vote Now in the Children’s Choice Book Awards!

April 22, 2016
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KIDS AND TEENS: Vote Now in the Children’s Choice Book Awards!

Time is running out to vote in the Children’s Choice Book Awards! Kids from Kindergarten through Teen have until Monday, April 25 to vote for their favorite books published in 2015. Parents, teachers, librarians, and booksellers can also enter multiple votes gathered from young readers in the group ballot. The Children’s Choice Book Awards are…

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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Books for Kids in High School

May 8, 2015
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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Books for Kids in High School

Happy Children’s Book Week! The 2015 edition of Children’s Book Week launched on Saturday on Free Comic Book Day, and now that kids around the country have gotten a taste of comics, we want to recommend a few more! In this edition of CBLDF’s week-long feature, we have some suggestions for readers in Grades 9-12.…

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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Resources for Educators and Librarians

May 7, 2015
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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Resources for Educators and Librarians

In addition to our daily posts recommending kids’ comics by age group to celebrate Children’s Book Week, don’t forget our resources to help educators and librarians hone their comics expertise! Comics Connector CBLDF’s Comics Connector is a directory resource that connects educators and librarians with creators, editors and other comics professionals who are able to…

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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: More Books for Kids in Middle School

May 7, 2015
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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: More Books for Kids in Middle School

Happy Children’s Book Week! The 2015 edition of Children’s Book Week launched on Saturday on Free Comic Book Day, and now that kids around the country have gotten a taste of comics, we want to recommend a few more! In this edition of CBLDF’s week-long feature, we have some more suggestions for readers in Grades 7-8.…

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Humble Kids Comics Bundle Expands for Children’s Book Week!

May 6, 2015
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Humble Kids Comics Bundle Expands for Children’s Book Week!

Children’s Book Week is off to a great start, and in celebration of kids books, Humble and the Children’s Book Council have added even more books to the Humble Kids Comics Bundle to get kids excited about reading. The Humble Kids Comics Bundle Supporting Children’s Book Week was already packed with popular titles from a…

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Creators Celebrate the Children’s Books That Inspired Them the Most!

May 6, 2015
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To celebrate Children’s Book Week, Mental Floss spoke with twenty-five of the comic industry’s top kids’ comics creators to find out what children’s book most inspired them and had the biggest impact on their life and work. From Raina Telgemeier (Drama, Smile, Sisters) talking about Robert C. O’Brien’s beloved classic Mrs. Frisby and the Rats…

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Ben Hatke Celebrates Kid’s Comics Just in Time for Children’s Book Week!

May 6, 2015
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Last week, friend of the fund, Ben Hatke, shared his thoughts on kid’s comics with us with an exclusive comic! In celebration of Children’s Book Week, Hatke shares further on boingboing not only the story of how comics, specifically Calvin and Hobbes, helped his daughter learn to read, but also a list of some of…

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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Resources for Parents

May 5, 2015
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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Resources for Parents

In addition to our daily posts recommending kids’ comics by age group to celebrate Children’s Book Week, don’t forget our helpful resources for parents of budding comic fans! With more than 80,000 copies in print, Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! answers the questions parents and…

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