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Format: 2017-10-17T20
Format: 2017-10-17T20
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Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:45am
Meet the Authors: Valynne E. Maetani (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
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Ink and Ashes
The race to outrun her father’s legacy reveals secrets of his past that cast ominous shadows, threatening Claire, her friends and family, her newfound love, and ultimately her life. Winner of Tu Books’ New Visions Award, Ink and Ashes is a fascinating debut novel packed with romance, intrigue, and heart-stopping action.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Celebrating 10 Years of Graphix! Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
Description :

Graphic novel creators Jennifer Holm (Sunny Side Up), Craig Thompson (Space Dumplins), Raina Telegemeier (Smile, Sisters, Baby-sitters Club Graphix) and Dave Roman (Goosebumps Graphix) will take the stage to discuss their books, their art, and the 10th anniversary of the Scholastic Graphix imprint.

Sponsored by Scholastic

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Adriana Trigiani (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

All the Stars in the Heavens
Set during the golden age of Hollywood, ALL THE STARS IN THE HEAVENS captures the luster, drama, power, and secrets that could only thrive in the studio system—viewed through the lives of an unforgettable cast of players creating magic on the screen and behind the scenes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ann M. Martin (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
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Rain Reign
Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms. Not everyone understands Rose's obsessions, her rules, and the other things that make her different - not her teachers, not other kids, and not her single father.When a storm hits their rural town, rivers overflow, the roads are flooded, and Rain goes missing. Rose's father shouldn't have let Rain out. Now Rose has to find her dog, even if it means leaving her routines and safe places to search.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Carter Goodrich (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

We Forgot Brock!
The importance of imaginary friends is very real in this picture book adventure from the author of Say Hello to Zorro! and lead character designer for Despicable Me, Finding Nemo, and Monsters, Inc.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jon J. Muth (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Zen Socks
Grades PreK - 3

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

The Crossover
In this Newbery Award-winning, middle grade novel in verse, twelve-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Laura Stone (Interlude Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3539
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The Bones of You
Oliver Andrews was wholly focused on his final months at Cambridge University when a well- meaning friend up-ended his world with a simple email attachment: a clip from a U.S. morning show. The moment he watches the video of his one-time love Seth Larsen, now a Broadway star, Oliver must navigate obstacles including flirtatious Irishwomen, surly Hungarian soccer fans and his own heart on a path that could lead him back to love—or break his heart. A 2014 Foreword Reviews IndieFab finalist, The Bones of You is author Laura Stone’s debut novel.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
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
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Michael Bernick & Richard Holden (Skyhorse Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
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The Autism Joy Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment
The Autism Job Club will be a vital resource for adults with autism, their families, and advocates who are committed to neuro-diverse employment, not unemployment. But it will also speak to a far broader audience interested in how to carve out a place for themselves or others in an increasingly competitive job world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Peter Sis (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Ice Cream Summer
grades preK-3

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Stephen T. Johnson (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Alphabet School
Explore the ins and outs of A to Z in an educational setting in this innovative picture book from the Caldecott Honor–winning creator of Alphabet City and A Is for Art.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Susan Katz (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

ABC School's for Me!
grades PreK - K

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Thomas McNamee (Prospecta Press / Perseus Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1321
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The Killing of Wolf Number Ten
If you are ever fortunate enough to hear the howling of Yellowstone wolves, once you have read this book, you will always think of Wolves Nine and Ten. If you ever see a Yellowstone wolf, chances are it will be carrying their DNA.

The restoration of the wolf to Yellowstone came perilously close to going wrong, but it didn’t. It is now recognized as one of conservation’s greatest achievements, and Wolves Nine and Ten will always be known as its emblematic heroes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
PopTop Stage - Aaron Karo: Galgorithm Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Joining us to discuss his new book, Galgorithm, Aaron is an author, comedian, and screenwriter. His previous books include Lexapros and Cons, I’m Having More Fun Than You, Ruminations on Twentysomething Life, and Ruminations on College Life. He was born and raised in New York, currently lives in Los Angeles, and always pays on the first date. Find him online at AaronKaro.com and follow him on Twitter @AaronKaro.

Sponsored by Simon & Schuster

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
What's Cooking @ ALA - Karen MacNeil: Wine Bible Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
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Called by Time Magazine "America's missionary of the vine", Karen is an American wine educator, consultant, and author, who has won every major wine award given in the English language. She is the creator and chairman of the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Her articles on wine and food have been published in more than 50 magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, U.S.A. Today, and Town & Country. She was the wine correspondent for the Today Show and host of the Emmy-award winning PBS series, Wine, Food & Friends with Karen MacNeil.

Sponsored by Workman Publishing Company

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:30am
ALA/PLA Advocacy Convening Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
226 (S)
Description :

Advocacy group convenes for a discussion.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
UNITED
10:00am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED ARL Supervisors of Liaison Programs [Closed] Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
250-262 (S)
Description :

Supervisors and administrators of liaison programs in ARL Libraries will convene to discuss new collaborative activities in the transformation of library liaison work.

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
10:00am - 12:00pm
General Membership Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event, Social event Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

This meeting is for all REFORMA members and others who are interested in our mission: to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. Submit suggested agenda items to the REFORMA President. Contact information can be found at http://www.reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=10&contentid=10

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Stonewall Book Awards Program Author Event Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

Join the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and award winning authors in celebration of the very best in GLBTQ literature at the 2015 Stonewall Book Awards Program. Sponsored by the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT), the Stonewall Book Awards is the first and longest enduring book award series for LGBT literature. The award recognizes English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience in children’s and young adult literature, literature, and non-fiction. Since the award’s inception in 1971, more than 50 titles have been honored. This program is free and open to all Annual Conference attendees.

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