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Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Alan Schroeder (Holiday House) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1203
Description :

Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A–Z
This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about Abe Lincoln’s life and accomplishments. Complete with many of Lincoln’s memorable adages, this colorful book offers an unusual and insightful perspective on our sixteenth president.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Rita M. Gardner (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean
A riveting coming-of-age memoir about a ruptured childhood in a tropical paradise.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Conversation Starter: Girls Like Fart Jokes & Boys Have Feelings: Beyond Gendered Reader's Advisory Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Are you tired of hearing "that book is for boys!" and "but that's a girl book!" whenever you try to engage colleagues, supervisors, or even patrons on their next great read? What do those terms even mean and how have they come to have such sway in our field?

In this panel discussion, we will look at all the ways gendering books hurts and limits readers. Attendees will leave with an understanding of why this is a destructive approach to thinking about and discussing books as well as with new strategies for promoting and discussing books outside a gendered lenses.

There are no boy books or girl books - there are just books. This session will show you why we must rise above thinking about books in these reductive terms and how it can be done.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meet the Authors: Monica Brown (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Maya's Blanket / La manta de Maya
Inspired by the traditional Yiddish folk song “Hob Ikh Mir a Mantl” (“I Had a Little Coat”), this delightful story puts a child-focused, Latino spin on the tale of an item that is made into smaller and smaller items. Maya’s Blanket/La manta de Maya charmingly brings to life this celebration creativity, recycling, and enduring family love.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Daniel Corey: "Moriarty" The experience of creating, the image, and self branding Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Working with Image Comics, the #1 independent comics publisher in the U.S. market, he will discuss his series' to date and history managing brand identity. In today's publishing market this content is essential.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: April Pulley Sayre (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Raindrops Roll
Discover the wonder of water in this refreshingly fun and fascinating exploration of rain, raindrops, and the water cycle from the creator of Rah, Rah, Radishes! and Go, Go Grapes!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ashley Bryan (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Sail Away
A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by multiple Coretta Scott King Award–winner Ashley Bryan.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cameron Stewart (Dark Horse Comics) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 221
Description :

Fight Club 2
The New York Times best-selling novelist Chuck Palahniuk and acclaimed artist Cameron Stewart have collaborated for one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events of the year- the return of Tyler Durden. The first rule of Fight Club might be not to talk about it, but Fight Club 2 is generating international headlines and will introduce a new generation of readers to Project Mayhem.

Chuck Palahniuk pens the sequel to Fight Club and it is only available in graphic novel format!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dave Roman (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Goosebumps Graphix
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Derf Backderf (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Trashed
Every week we pile our garbage on the curb and it disappears—like magic! The reality is anything but, of course. Trashed, Derf Backderf’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed, award-winning international bestseller My Friend Dahmer, is an ode to the crap job of all crap jobs—garbage collector.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gail Giles (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Girls Like Us
Hard-hitting and compassionate, Girls Like Us is a story about growing up in a world that can be cruel, and finding the strength — and the support — to carry on.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lev Rosen (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

Woundabout
Welcome to Woundabout, where routine rules, and change is feared. But transformation is blowing in the wind...

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mike Maihack (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Cleopatra in Space
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman & Brendan Shusterman (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Challenger Deep
A captivating and powerful novel that lingers long beyond the last page, CHALLENGER DEEP is a heartfelt tour de force, and comes from a very personal place for bestselling author Neal Shusterman. Twelve pieces of Neal’s son Brendan’s haunting artwork are included throughout the novel.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Robin Chin Roemer (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Meaningful Metrics: A 21st-Century Librarian's Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact
Meaningful Metrics is a convenient all-in-one resource that is designed to be used by a range of readers, from those with little to no background on the subject to those looking to become movers and shakers in the current scholarly metrics movement. Authors Borchardt and Roemer, offer tips, tricks, and real-world examples illustrate how librarians can support the successful adoption of research metrics, whether in their institutions or across academia as a whole.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tony Puryear & Erika Alexander (Dark Horse Comics) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 0221
Description :

Concrete Park Volume 2: R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Earth's outcasts, exiled to a distant desert planet, will either destroy each other or create something new. Concrete Park is a dark, sexy sci-fi saga by Tony Puryear (Eraser) and Erika Alexander. Isaac and Luca's dangerous attraction ignites, and Scare City burns. A strange destiny awaits them in the ancient ruins the exiles call Concrete Park. Concrete Park--a dark, sexy sci-fi saga by Tony Puryear (Eraser) and Erika Alexander (Living Single).
"Every time I think I know what is going on in Concrete Park, [it] throws me for a loop. I have to read more." --Comics Bulletin

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
PopTop Stage - Elaine Viets, Emily Brightwell, Jenna McKinlay, Kate Carlisle and Juliet Blackwell: Mystery for All Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

This panel includes Elaine Viets, Emily Brightwell, Jenna McKinlay, Kate Carlisle and Juliet Blackwell. These mystery writers will cover all the bases discussing their novels of mystery for young adult through the adult ages and the differences of the two. Hash out their new novels with them and realize how mystery has many faces.

Sponsored by Penguin

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
General Membership Forum (ACRL LES) Forum/Update/Assembly Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite H
Description :

A forum for sharing information with the members of the Literatures in English Section and for promoting English and American literature librarianship within ALA.

Interests :
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Now Showing @ ALA: The Great Book Robbery Other Moscone Convention Center
123 (N)
Description :

This documentary about the systematic "collection" of 70,000 Palestinian books by Israeli forces (including librarians) before, during, and after the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The film tells the story of the books and what has become of them -- many are now labeled "Abandoned Property" at Israel's National Library -- and explores issues of library ethics and cultural heritage.
Runtime: 57 Minutes
Preview: https://vimeo.com/6303260

Sponsored by SRRT

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
4:00pm - 5:30pm
RUSA President's Program - It's Complicated: Navigating the dynamic landscapes of digital literacy, collapsing contexts, and big data Presidents program, Program Moscone Convention Center
3014-3016 (W)
Description :

We have more access to more information than ever before, while others have more access to data about us than ever before. This ecosystem of “big data” introduces a myriad of challenges as the public grapples with privacy, digital literacy, the politics of algorithms, and collapsing contexts across social media. Librarians, long the patron saint of information, have a crucial role to play in helping guide the conversation. In this talk, danah boyd will weave together her research on youth culture with her analysis of the “big data” phenomenon to discuss the role of libraries and librarians in a data-soaked world. Sponsored by the RUSA President’s Program Planning Committee and the RUSA Just Ask Task Force.

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