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Children’s Book Week

Children's Book Week

May 4-10, 2015

Children’s Book Week
 is the annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. The program is administered by Every Child a Reader (ECAR) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the anchor sponsor.

In 2014, Official Events — which give kids the opportunity to connect with their favorite authors and illustrators in person — were hosted in all 50 states for the first time in the initiative’s history.

Learn more about Children’s Book Week at
Visit the official Children’s Book Week Store for posters, t-shirts, and more!

Octavia books

Children’s Book Week at Octavia Books in New Orleans, LA

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