President Obama Praises Booksellers
In a special message, President Barack Obama thanks independent booksellers for their efforts and dedication, expressing how influential books were to him growing up. He goes on to thank booksellers for the powerful impact they have on children and adults by providing "knowledge, discovery, wisdom, empathy, and access to thoughts and worlds that readers have never experienced before."
Booksellers Show Their Strength
A powerful montage of the obstacles booksellers faced in 2020 and how they were able to pull through during a very challenging year.
This video debuted at Winter Institute, ABA's annual bookseller conference, on February 18 to kick off the event. "Many in the virtual crowd, joining from around the country and the world, were brought to tears — or at least mighty choked up." —Shelf Awareness