Sponsors


AbramsABRAMS publishes critically acclaimed and bestselling works in children’s books ranging from board books to picture books to young adult fiction. Notable titles under the children’s imprints of Abrams Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, and Abrams Appleseed include Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series, and the Newbery Honor books Heart of a Samurai, by Margi Preus, and El Deafo, by Cece Bell. Other highlights include Andrea Beatty’s Rosie Revere, Engineer, Duncan Tonatiuh’s Separate is Never Equal, Tom Angleberger’s “Origami Yoda” series, and Nathan Hale’s “Hazardous Tales” series.
 
Baker & TaylorBaker & Taylor, a Follett company, is the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products. We love books and leverage our unsurpassed distribution network to deliver rich content in multiple formats, anytime and anywhere, to readers worldwide. Baker & Taylor offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries and retailers globally.
 
BlinkBlink brings true stories and fiction to YA readers. The literature published by Blink is a positive reflection of what is inspiring and heartening while maintaining a tradition of imaginative and exciting storytelling that will bring readers to the edge of their seats, immerse them in a heartrending love story, or engross them in a story of a life well-lived. Readers will see themselves in all facets of Blink’s literature and will find new levels of entertainment that enrich and uplift.
 
Candlewick PressCandlewick Press publishes award winning hardcover and paperback children’s books for readers of all ages, including board books, picture books, beginning readers, chapter books, novels for middle grade and young adult readers, and e-books. Our imprints include Big Picture Press, Candlewick Entertainment, Candlewick Studio, Nosy Crow, and Templar Books.
 
Charlesbridge PressCharlesbridge Teen features storytelling that presents new ideas and an evolving world. Carefully curated stories give voice to unforgettable characters with unique perspectives that inspire teens to cheer or sigh, laugh or reflect, reread or share with a friend, and read some more. Whether it’s contemporary realism, fantasy, mystery, or science fiction, Charlesbridge Teen wants to tell stories that speak to young adults and make them think about the world in a new way.
 
Chronicle BooksOne of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one of the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes illustrated titles in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, and pop culture, as well as much-admired books for children and ancillary products through its gift division. Chronicle Books’ objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books, visit chroniclekids.com.
 
Flowerpot PressSince 2005 Flowerpot Press has been planting the seeds that help young minds grow by offering a broad range of titles developed to entertain, educate, and inspire children. With a vibrant collection of interactive early learning board books, beautifully illustrated picture books, and imaginative nonfiction titles, we are committed to creating content that fosters a sense of curiosity, a passion for adventure, a desire to learn, and most importantly, a love for reading.
 
Groundwood BooksGroundwood Books is an independent Canadian publishing house known for award-winning books that reflect the experiences of children both in North America and around the world. Inspired by the belief that children’s books can be important and necessary without sacrificing warmth, beauty, playfulness and humor, Groundwood’s list is characterized by its emphasis on fiction and non-fiction about and for children whose stories might not otherwise be told.
 
Harlequin Teen
 
 
 
 
 
HarperCollins Children's BooksHarperCollins Children’s Books is one of the leading publishers of children’s books. Respected worldwide for its tradition of publishing quality books for children, HarperCollins is home to many of the classics of children’s literature, including Goodnight Moon, Where the Wild Things Are, The Giving Tree, Charlotte’s Web, Ramona, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, the “I Can Read” beginning reader series, and countless award-winning titles. Imprints include Balzer + Bray, Greenwillow Books, Katherine Tegen Books and HarperTeen. HarperCollins Children’s Books is a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
 
Holiday HouseHoliday House publishes children’s and young adult trade books in hardcover, paperback, and e-book formats. New imprints for 2018 include Margaret Ferguson Books and Neal Porter Books. Visit HolidayHouse.com for resources for our award-winning I Like to Read® series for beginning readers, plus free educator guides, activities, and Instructional Standards for our new books. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram @HolidayHousebks.
 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young ReadersHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers includes a wide variety of award-winning, quality, hardcover and paperback books for children and young adults in all genres and formats including: board books, picture books, early readers, chapter books, middle grade, young adult, fiction, nonfiction, and reference.
 
IngramIngram Content Group Inc., is the world’s largest and most trusted distributor of books, music and media content. Thousands of publishers, retailers and libraries worldwide use Ingram’s fully integrated physical and digital distribution, logistics, and manufacturing solutions to access global consumer demand, and realize the full business potential of book content.
 
Junior Library GuildJunior Library Guild is the book review and collection development service that helps more than 23,000 libraries acquire the best new children’s, young adult, and adult crossover titles for their collections.
 
 
 
Lee & Low BooksLee & Low Books is the largest multicultural children’s book publisher in the United States. The company publishes award-winning books for beginning readers through young adults under several different imprints including Bebop Books, Children’s Book Press, and Tu Books. Lee & Low also offers a wide selection of bilingual and Spanish-language titles. The company is proud to publish culturally relevant and authentic books that encourage every child to become a reader.
 
Listening LibraryFor sixty years, Listening Library has been the premier audiobook publisher for children’s and young adult literature. Partnering with libraries as an imprint of Books On Tape, our core commitment is to produce the best books—both new releases and classics—as top-quality recordings to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages, today and for many years to come.
 
Macmillan Children's Publishing GroupMacmillan Children’s Publishing Group (MCPG) is home to some of the most highly acclaimed and noteworthy children’s imprints in the publishing industry. MCPG comprises Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, Feiwel and Friends, First Second, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Imprint, Odd Dot, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, Square Fish, and Swoon Reads.
 
Macmillan PublishersMacmillan Publishers, a distinctive group of publishing companies, has a rich history in the book industry. Our companies publish a broad range of quality works—including award-winning fiction and nonfiction. A forward-looking company, we’re dedicated to making our books available in whatever format our readers prefer, and we foster reader discussion through innovative community websites. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.
 
OverDriveOverDrive delivers a central digital content solution. Meet all your content needs including textbooks, class sets, professional development, and more to achieve curriculum and instruction goals with eBooks and audiobooks. The only solution compatible with all major devices, including iPad®, Chromebook and Kindle® (US only). Serving thousands of schools worldwide.
 
Penguin Young ReadersPenguin Young Readers Group is a global leader in children’s publishing, with preeminent imprints such as Dial Books, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Philomel, Puffin, Speak, Firebird, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Razorbill, Viking, Nancy Paulsen books, Kathy Dawson books, Price Stern Sloan, and Frederick Warner. Penguin Young Readers Group publishes books in all formats for children of all ages, including award-winning board books, picture books, novels, and nonfiction.
 
Random House Children's BooksRandom House Children’s Books is the world’s largest English-language children’s trade book publisher. Creating books for preschool children through young adult readers, in all formats from board books to activity books to picture books and novels, Random House Children’s Books brings together award-winning authors and illustrators, world-famous franchise characters, and multimillion-copy series.
 
ScholasticScholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, creating quality books and ebooks that support children’s learning both at school and at home. Scholastic releases about 600 original titles annually in the U.S. under 18 imprints, including bestsellers and award-winners, which appeal to established and fledgling readers. With a 95 year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to “Open a World of Possible” for all children.
 
Simon & SchusterSimon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital, and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Touchstone, Adams Media, Threshold Editions, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories.
 
SourcebooksSourcebooks is an independent publishing house working on creating the next evolution of a book publishing company. We are dedicated to sharing our passion for books in a wide variety of genres, including fiction, romance, children’s, young adult, college bound, parenting, memoir, and poetry. We are committed to innovative publishing, to exploring every platform and creating new models. Sourcebooks is dedicated to finding new ways to connect with authors, readers, and ideas. We publish over 300 new titles each year, and are honored to have 43 New York Times bestsellers.
 
Thorndike PressThorndike Press large print books—bestsellers and bestselling authors—from fiction like romance, mystery, and western to nonfiction such as biography, history, and lifestyle. BOOST CONFIDENCE IN YOUNG READERS: Help them obtain and develop the skills necessary to become successful lifelong readers.
 
Workman PublishingWorkman Publishing Company is an independent publisher comprised of Algonquin Books, Artisan, The Experiment, Storey Publishing, Timber Press, and Workman. Its wide range of titles includes critically acclaimed fiction, cookbooks, parenting books, and gardening, humor, and self-help books, all published to inspire, inform, entertain, and enrich with passion, authority, and integrity.
 

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