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Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Adam Christopher (Tor/Forge Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1013
Description :

Made to Kill
Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer Adam Christopher. It's Raymond Chandler's detective fiction meets Lawrence Block's Keller novels... with robots. In their starred review on The Burning Dark Library Journal said Christopher "builds tension expertly." (Galley signing.)

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Cindy Pon (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Serpentine
SERPENTINE is a sweeping fantasy set in the ancient Kingdom of Xia and inspired by the rich history of Chinese mythology.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Erin Bow (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

The Scorpion Rules
In the future, the UN has brought back an ancient way to keep the peace. The children of world leaders are held hostage—if a war begins, they pay with their lives.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Meet the Authors: Karen Sandler (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Rebellion
Kayla is a GEN—a genetically engineered nonhuman—in a world torn apart by castes separating GENs from “real” humans. In the wake of a devastating bomb blast, Kayla has been brought to the headquarters of the organization that planted the bomb. Now Kayla must pretend to embrace this new role in an underground compound full of paranoia as she plots a way to escape and save her friends.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
ALA Policy Monitoring Committee Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
134-135 (N)
Description :

This is the committee's business meeting.

Sponsors :
12:00pm - 1:00pm
FAFLRT Awards Reception Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 6
Description :

Join us for afternoon tea to celebrate the FAFLRT
awards. Please RSVP to Anne Harrison on anha@loc.gov.

Interests :
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - CBLDF: Protecting Comics: Authors & Experts On Fighting Graphic Novel Challenges Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Comics and graphic novels are achieving more acclaim than ever, which is leading to an increase in demand as well as challenges. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund brings together perspectives on graphic novel censorship from authors Jillian and Mariko Tamaki and Gene Luen Yang, alongside expert observations from Eva Volin, Supervising Children's Librarian for the Alameda Free Library in California, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein, and more in a panel moderated by CBLDF Contributing Editor and reference librarian Maren Williams.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alma Flor Ada & F. Isabel Campoy (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

Yes! We are Latinos
Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth provide specific stories and circumstances for the reader to better understand the Latino people’s quest for identity.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Carolyn Jewel (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

A Notorious Ruin
All the widowed Lucy Sinclair Wilcott wants is to save enough money to move to a cottage of her own and keep her younger sister safe from the consequences of their father’s poor judgment.

Then the Marquess of Thrale comes to visit and long-absent feelings of desire surge back.

The very last woman he thought he was interested in proves to be a brilliant, amusing, arousing woman of deep honor who is everything he wants in a lover, for the rest of his life. If only he can convince her of that.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: David Edmonds (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Lily of Peru
A fictitious account, based on actual events, of a university professor's struggle to get the woman he loves out of Peru during the dark days of the Shining Path insurrection. His adventures take him from Lima to haunted Inca ruins and on into the jungle.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Eric Lindstrom (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

Not If I See You First
Parker Grant is a typical 16-year-old who loves to run, has great friends, and isn't afraid to speak her mind--especially about how to act around blind people like her. Just don't ask her about being a recent orphan or the boy who broke her heart in eighth grade...the one who just transferred to her school.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Daddy, My Favorite Guy
An International Latino Book award winner, this bilingual English and Spanish rhyming children’s story is a beautiful and poignant reassurance of a father’s unconditional love. Daddy cooks, cleans, reads, and plays with his children. Available in 4 rhyming bilingual editions – Eng/Spanish, Eng/Chinese, Eng/Arabic and Eng/Nepali.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jennifer Jenkins (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Nameless
Four clans have been at war for centuries: the Kodiak, the Raven, the Wolf and the Ram. Through brutal war tactics, the Ram have dominated the region, inflicting death and destruction on their neighbors.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathy Diaz (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Sabores vucatecos: Un recorrido culinario a Yucatán
This beautifully illustrated cookbook in Spanish focuses on the foods of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. This region offers foods with an allure that matches the mystique of the ancient Maya. Readers will be fascinated by what they discover about the Yucatán, its culture and its cuisine.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lyn Miller-Lachmann (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

Surviving Santiago
A sixteen-year-old-girl travels to her native Chile after eight years to reconnect with her father and becomes romantically involved with a boy who has been hired to take a hit out on them.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marie Elena Cortés (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Neglected by Two Countries: Young Voices of the American Dream
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Maritere Rodriguez Bellas (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Raising Bilingual Children / Cómo Criar Niños Bilingues
A nonfiction book for immigrant parents raising children with two or more languages. Available in English and in Spanish, it is the ultimate guidebook for busy parents looking for advice and direction about the everyday challenges and joys of raising a bilingual child.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rita Joiner Soza (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Helen Miller Bailey: Pioneer Educator and Renaissance Woman Who Shaped Chicano(a) Leaders
Previously untold California history uniquely assembled as 324-page supplemental text for women’s and ethnic studies, education majors, and biography enthusiasts. A dozen trailblazing Latinos(as) credit their career success to their extraordinary professor’s mentoring, and literally changed the face of California politics, education, journalism, and entrepreneurship.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rocky Barilla (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

A Taste of Honey
Driving through the Guatemalan jungles, a tragic car accident occurs. Young Alejandro subsequently falls into the hands of an indigenous tribe, a mysterious order of nuns, and a beautiful, but forbidden girl. This classic tale of survival unravels secrets that hide horrid abominations of nature.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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