May 2-8, 2016

Sponsors & Friends

Children's Book Week -- May 2-8, 2016

Children's Book Week is administered by Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy organization dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children.

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Click here for a snapshot of the organization and its
partnership opportunities.

Contact Every Child a Reader at 212.966.1990, or donate online.

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Children's Book Week Anchor Sponsor

Children’s Book Council
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Supporting and informing the children's book publishing industry and fostering literacy.
The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the national nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers. The CBC offers children’s publishers the opportunity to work together on issues of importance to the industry at large, including educational programming, literacy advocacy, and collaborations with other national organizations.

Core Children's Book Week Champions

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Esteemed advocates for children’s books and literacy who are leading the charge to generate excitement and awareness for Children's Book Week 2015:

Learn how you can join them and become a Children's Book Week Champion here!

Children's Book Week Friends

ABC Children's Group at ABA
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First Book
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Children's Book Week Committee 2016

The Children's Book Week Committee guides the coordination and promotion of official Children's Book Week events at schools, libraries, and bookstores nationwide. This year, official events, each featuring multiple children's book authors and illustrators, will be hosted in all 50 states!

Nicole Russo (Co-Chair)
Director of Children’s Publicity and Marketing, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet Books | Abrams Appleseed

Allison Verost (Co-Chair)
Vice President of Publicity, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Rachel Barry
Vice President, Marketing and Publicity, DK

Lauren Donovan
Publicity Manager, Penguin Young Readers Group

Ann Dye
Associate Director of Marketing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Antonio Gonzalez
Associate Marketing Manager, Scholastic

Tara Grieco
Marketing Assistant, Simon & Schuster

Cassie McGinty
Associate Publicist, Random House Children's Books

Jessica Shoffel
Director of Publicity, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Tucker Stone
US Sales and Marketing Director, Flying Eye

Alana Whitman
Senior Manager, Integrated Marketing, HarperCollins Children’s Books

Matthew Zoni
Manager, ABC Children’s Group, American Booksellers Association