Channing Tatum, New Kid, and more debut in fall ALA Graphics catalog

For Immediate Release
Fri, 08/06/2021


Rachel Johnson


ALA Graphics

American Library Association


CHICAGO — The fall ALA Graphics catalog delivers a host of exciting posters and bookmarks encouraging and inspiring readers of all ages. Actor, producer, and director Channing Tatum stars on the cover in a new celebrity READ® poster. Most recently, Channing added author to his list of accomplishments with a New York Times #1 bestselling picture book, “The One and Only Sparkella,” a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter.

Other catalog highlights include:

  • New Kid poster and bookmark by award-winning author and illustrator Jerry Craft. “New Kid” received the 2020 Newbery Medal, as well as the Coretta Scott King Author Award.
  • An updated Digital Citizen poster and bookmark, written by Kristen Mattson, Ed.D. and LeeAnn Lindsey, Ed.D., expert educators specializing in digital citizenship, media literacy, and tech ethics.
  • Hats Off to Reading poster and bookmark illustrated by Geisel Honor and Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Jon Klassen.
  • Cat Ninja poster and bookmark from the hilarious graphic novel series about a lovable family cat named Claude, with a heroic alter-ego—Cat Ninja.

The fall catalog also provides readers information on ALA Graphics’ ancillary gift shop at The gift shop recently partnered with the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) to launch exclusive “Newbery 100” merchandise in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Newbery Medal and has partnered to offer products from ALA units and affiliates such as the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS), and the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)

ALA Graphics supports the mission of the American Library Association through the development of quality products celebrating libraries, literacy, and reading. ALA Store purchases fund advocacy, awareness and accreditation programs for library and information professionals worldwide.