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Year: 2020


  • Screen-Free Saturdays!

    Take the pledge and join Screen-Free Week and Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood on Screen-Free Saturdays. Unplug to recharge! You’re invited to Screen-Free Saturdays: one day of the week, every week to turn …

  • Tunes: Staff Picks

    See what the CBC has been listening to during social distancing!

  • Day in the Life: Ali Romig

    Ali Romig, Editorial Assistant for Delacorte Press, Random House Children's Books

  • Events: Climbing the Publishing Ladder Recap

    On February 13th, a panel of five publishing professionals gathered in one of Random House’s conference rooms, organized by Dial Books, for a conversation about how to advance your career …

  • Celebrate #BookWeek2020atHome

    Join us for the 101st Children’s Book Week, May 4-10! We invite everyone to celebrate with us at home and online using #BookWeek2020atHome. This celebration honors children’s books, readers, and book …

  • On the Bright Side

    Some good news to lift your spirits!

  • Let’s Talk Graphic Novels!

    A collection of articles that deep dive into the value of graphic novels and comics

  • Welcome New 2020 Members!

    Join us in welcoming these new members for the 2020 calendar year

  • Tiffany Jewell – This Book is Anti-Racist

    Debut author Tiffany Jewell chats about her intended audience, challenges and family life Author Tiffany Jewell is a Black biracial writer, parent and Montessori educator who has been doing the …

  • Book Resources to Use at Home

    Online Book Resources to Print and Share!

  • Book Lovers Unite…Online!

    Enjoy these activities and resources for kids all from the comfort of your home! All educators registered on Epic can provide their students remote access to the Epic library for …

  • New Member: Pop Culture Classroom

    Pop Culture Classroom joined the Children's Book Council in February! Read on to learn more about this exciting new member in Denver, Colorado.

  • Mathical Book Prize Winners

    This year’s Mathical Book Prize winners offer young people unique ways to explore mathematical ideas in the world around them.

  • Kid Reporter Applications Now Open

    In the past year, 50 Kid Reporters from across the country and around the world reported on global current events and local news including entertainment, environment, and sports stories. They …

  • ComicsPro 2020

    The CBC attends ComicsPro, read John's account and takeaways.

  • 34th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners Announced

    Awards presented by Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi during Kaigler Children’s Book Festival on April 2, 2020 2020 Ezra …

  • Staff Reads: February 2020

    What has the Children’s Book Council’s staff been reading this month? Jena’s This Way Charlie, by Caron Levis; illustrated by Charles Santoso (Abrams Books for Young Readers, April 2020) Based …

  • 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals

    Up to 70 Grants Totaling $35,000 are Given Directly to Educators in Public Schools and Libraries Across the Country Every Year NEW YORK—February 11, 2020. The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, …

  • Multicultural Children’s Book Day

    The Children’s Book Council’s CBC Diversity committee is partnering with Multicultural Children’s Book Day in 2020. This national celebration includes book recommendations from diverse children’s book authors on the Multicultural …

  • The Early Career Committee moves to CBC News!

    We’re excited to start sharing content from the Early Career Committee on our newsfeed, so you can keep up new information and reference past material from the committee. You can …


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