Monday, June 2, 2014

ABFFE auction

Members of CBIG have contributed to ABFFE's on-line auction of children's book illustrations in support of Kids Right To Read.  CLICK HERE to be taken to the auction.


The Kids Right To Read Program is co-sponsored by ABC Children’s Group of the American Booksellers Association and American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) with the National Association Against Censorship.The on-line auction open to the public click HERE (opens: at noon, June 2, 2014 and closes, June 9, 2014 at noon), and there will be a holiday auction in the fall. For more information visit the web sites highlighted.  
Examples of books that have been banned or challenged effecting availability:
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee; Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; Angels in America by Tony Kushner, Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling. Click HERE to see more books, many considered literary classics and important portrayals of American history.
Contributing CBIG artists include:
Wallace West · Jennifer Thermes · Vicky Rubin · Stephanie Ruble ·  Marilyn Papas · 
Clare Pernice · Christine Mix · Donna Miskend · Doreen Marts · Nina Mata · 
Patricia Keeler · Melissa Iwai · Lisa Cinelli