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Resources to make your Children’s Book Week a success!

Thanks for joining in the fun for the 2020 Children’s Book Week celebrations — May 4-10 and November 9-15.

We are grateful to you for the time and energy you put into connecting kids with books every day . . . and especially thank you for the extra work you are putting into Children’s Book Week this year!

 

#BookWeek2020atHome: Participating Virtually this Spring

Children’s Book Week is not only a celebration of books, but of connection. It is a vehicle to unite kids and adults with books, authors, and illustrators in order to foster a love of reading in all.

With this in mind, we encourage you to celebrate with us online and at home May 4-10 this year.

We encourage all locations to do whatever they are able to celebrate with their communities. Need some inspiration?

Take a look at our ideas for virtual events and ways to connect with your community. And share our at-home celebration ideas through your channels.

BookWeek2020atHome LocationCelebrate Children’s Book Week virtually as a location
BookWeek2020atHomeJoin in the Children’s Book Week fun from Home
 

Fun Printable Resources for your Patrons

For hi-res images please download them from our Dropbox here. If you need even higher-res please e-mail us.

Activity Pages and more!

BookWeek2020 LetterJoin in the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week fun, letter designed by Carin Berger (disponible en Español)
Read ChallengeTake up the reading challenge (disponible en Español)
Coloring 2020 PosterColor Carin Berger’s amazing poster (disponible en Español)
Share BookShare a book you love (disponible en Español)
BookmarksPrint and enjoy the six exclusive 2020 bookmarks and activities, embodying this year’s theme, Read. Dream. Share.
Coloring Book PagesDownload and print the Coloring Book Pages with illustrations by 20+ amazing artists.
In TranslationDownload all 12 languages of Read. Dream. Share in Translation.
Educator KitCheck out the Children’s Book Week Educator Kit for fun activities with groups of kids! (Coming in fall 2020)
Voting Event KitGet kids excited about voting for the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards with our awesome Voting Event Kit! (Coming in fall 2020)
 

Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards: Voting Open this Fall

The Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards are the only national book awards voted on only by kids and teens. Launched in 2008 by the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader, the awards provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them.

Learn about this year’s finalists (announced in fall of 2020) and turn your school library into a polling station for young readers:

You can create a voting booth in your classroom or media center and use our printable ballots (K-2nd Grade, 3rd-4th Grade, 5th-6th Grade, Teen) to collect votes from your kids. Tally and enter these votes in our group ballot here. Also, create a display or highlight these titles on the shelf with these shelftalker/slitcards for each category (K-2nd Grade, 3rd-4th Grade, 5th-6th Grade, Teen) and much more…

Find all Voting Tools here! (Coming fall 2020)

 

Join our community

Follow us on social media to see updates and pictures from #BookWeek2020 celebrations across the country.

Sign up for our newsletter to get information on all of our exciting programs, including Children’s Book Week, the Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

 
 

More Resources and FAQs

What is Children’s Book Week and how can you join in the celebrations?

Tons of downloadable bookmarks, activities, and more for 2020 Book Week events.

Press release templates, logos, and more for promoting 2020 Children's Book Week.

All the amazing locations participating in our 2020 Fall week of events. --Coming later this year!

Information about our partners.

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