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Format: 2017-10-22T20
Format: 2017-10-22T20
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Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:15am
Mobile App Presentation: Bluefire Productions Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

Mobile App Presentation: Bluefire Productions

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: James de Blas (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

The Golden Grasshopper
The Golden Grasshopper is a master of cooking, flower arranging, and gardening.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Catton (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

May I Sit with You?: A Simple Approach to Meditation
From Tom Catton, best-selling author of The Mindful Addict, comes an eloquent and motivating introductory guide to meditation. For anyone interested in greater physical and mental health, increased mental clarity, and reduced stress, follow Tom Catton as he takes you step-by-step through mindfulness techniques that yield endless benefits by improving mind-body-spirit consciousness. He shares his insights, developed over four decades, in an inviting and accessible narrative. Now you, like generations of people around the world, can find a more balanced life with greater peace, harmony, and enjoyment through these meditative practices.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Zak Ebrahim (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

The Terrorist's Son
Alex Award Winner! An extraordinary story, never before told: The intimate, behind-the-scenes life of an American boy raised by his terrorist father—the man who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:45am
Meet the Authors: Maya Christina Gonzalez (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Call Me Tree / Llámame Árbol
With this gentle and imaginative story about becoming your fullest self, Maya Christina Gonzalez empowers young readers to dream and reach . . . and to be as free and unique as trees.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Mark Siegel: The History and Growth of First Second Books Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Editorial Director and Founder of First Second Books, Mark is the publisher of several award-winning, best-selling, high-quality graphic novels. He will discuss the history of First Second and, with the help of librarians, its growth over the years.

Sponsored by First Second Books

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Adalucia Quan (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Micaela
Written in beautiful poetic Spanish, this YA fiction novel tells a love story of three generations of women. It is a great educational tool where different customs, food, literature and songs from Latin America are introduced. It shares a lasting message of compassion and hope.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ali Benjamin (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Thing about Jellyfish
After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Alicia Araujo-Elatassi (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Querido Papá: Dear Dad
Filled with personal insights and helpful advice in bilingual, easy-to-read chapters, this non-fiction book serves as a guide for Latino fathers searching to build and maintain healthy, loving relationships with their daughters as they progress through childhood into adulthood.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Anita Silvey (National Geographic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3025
Description :

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
Explore the amazing life of renowned scientist Dr. Jane Goodall with a comprehensive and breath-taking new photographic biography from award-winning author Anita Silvey. Follow Jane's early childhood passion for wild creatures to her groundbreaking discoveries with chimpanzees in Africa, to her important wildlife activism today.

Teeming with archival photos, pages from Jane's own notebooks, field notes, resources, and more; this is the most up-to-date biography of Goodall available for children today.

100 complimentary copies available.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Brenda Novak (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

This Heart of Mine
First love. Second chances? Watch Phoenix Fuller rise from the ashes to walk away with it all!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Candace Fleming (Children's Plus, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3039
Description :

Family Romanov
Candace Fleming’s Family Romanov brings the Russian Revolution to life with a thrilling tale of intrigue and tragedy. This award winning book is adorned with primary sources and period photography throughout.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Caroline Arnold (Capstone) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3118
Description :

A Day and Night in the Forest
Cheerup, cheerup! Cheerup, cheerup! A robin's song begins and ends this book, but it's the 24 hours in between that will fascinate readers. Award-winning author/illustrator Caroline Arnold details one full day of animal activity in a deciduous forest habitat, using her cut-paper illustrations and a story-like narrative to entertain kids while informing them about forest life.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Chieri Uegaki & Qin Leng (Kids Can Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1244
Description :

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin
Hana has signed up to play the violin at the talent show, even though she’s only had three lessons. Her brothers predict disaster. But Hana practices and practices, inspired by her grandfather, or Ojiichan, who played the violin every day when she visited him in Japan. As Hana takes the stage, doubt is all she can hear, until she recalls her grandfather’s words of encouragement, and shows the audience how beautiful music can take many forms.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Enrique Lamadrid (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Hotel Mariachi: Urban Space and Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Helen Foster James & Virginia Shin-Mui Loh (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

Paper Son
In 1926, 12-year-old Fu Lee lives with his grandparents in a small village in China. Before his parents died, they spent all of their money buying a "paper son slot" for Lee to go to America. Being a "paper son" means pretending to be the son of a family already in America. If he goes, he will have the chance for a better life, but first he must pass the test at Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco. If Lee makes even a single mistake, he could be sent back to China.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jack Gantos (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

The Trouble in Me
This fiery autobiographical novel captures a pivotal week or two in the life of fourteen-year-old Jack Gantos, as the author reveals the moment he began to slide off track as a kid who in just a few years would find himself locked up in a federal penitentiary for the crimes portrayed in the memoir Hole in My Life.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: JaNay Brown-Wood & Hazel Mitchell (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

Imani's Moon
Imani is the littlest girl in the village and the other kids make fun of her. Determined to prove herself, she works hard to jump so high she can touch the moon.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Joe Gannon (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Night of the Jaguar
A crime novel set during the early years of the Contra War, and centered around the efforts of a police captain and former Sandinista Revolution hero to discover the motives behind a murder on the eve of a visit from a US delegation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: JonArno Lawson & Sydney Smith (Groundwood Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327
Description :

Sidewalk Flowers
In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. “Written” by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, SIDEWALK FLOWERS is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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