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Format: 2017-10-20T13
Format: 2017-10-20T13
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Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Janet Balletta (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Legend of the Colombian Mermaid
Imaginative children’s fiction book debuts in English and Spanish, teaching a strong message of family values, obedience, and ultimately how the treasure of family is more important than the treasure of gold. Readers will be enchanted by this mystic mermaid legend which lives on today!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jennifer De Leon (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education
Finally, here is a nonfiction collection of personal essays addressing the varied landscape of the Latina experience in higher education. For some, college is the first time they are immersed in American culture outside their homes—and where the values of two cultures often clash.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jennifer Ryan (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

At Wolf Ranch
Everything's bigger in Big Sky country, including the hearts of the Montana Men. After years on the rodeo circuit, Gabe Bowden wants nothing more than land of his own and a woman who will claim his heart for more than one night. When he has the chance to buy the enormous Wolf Ranch spread, he snaps up the incredible deal. Everything is set, until Gabe rescues a woman on the deserted, snowy road leading to the property, and the half-frozen beauty changes everything.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

This One Summer
Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. t's a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it's a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jorge Armenteros (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Book of I
A bold and lyrical novel about the inner turmoil of a schizophrenic painter that finds himself at the edge of a cliff. Written by a psychiatrist, the novel explores the real/unreal divide and the confines of human nature through the distorted lens the painter provides.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Kevin Gerard (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Diego's Dragon
This award winning fantasy fiction novel is written for 10 to 13 year old readers. English and Spanish versions are available. Diego’s story is captivating readers all over the country. Kids like Diego a lot, but they really love Magnifico, his extraordinary but surly dragon.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett & Christian Robinson (Chronicle Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3124
Description :

Telephone, Leo
Telephone: This uproarious interpretation of a favorite children’s game will get everyone giggling and is sure to lead to countless rereads.

Leo: This charming tale of friendship is destined to become a modern classic that will resonate for years to come.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Marco A. Vasquez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Steven Isn't Normal
This novel revolves around Steven, a misfit that has been labeled a retard by a society that ignores its own idiosyncrasies, condemning Steven to absurdity. This absurdity is exemplified by Steven’s determination to fulfill his quest: matricide--all the while revealing Steven’s chaotic family history.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Martin Balarezo Garcia (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
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Born in the Wayeb: Book One of The Mayan Chronicles
In this novel, Na'om is born during the unlucky days of the Mayan Wayeb. She struggles to understand the fearful dreams and visions that have plagued her since birth. When they turn into living nightmares, she must overcome her fears to protect the ones she loves from a powerful adversary.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Martin Balarezo Garcia (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

El sendero de las guerrillas
This is a fiction book in Spanish. A novel where literary creation merges with heartbreaking reality, the antagonism of human feelings, descriptions of impressive events and stunning sceneries, and the augury of a bright future.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Melissa Bowles-Terry & Cass Kvenild (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians
This book addresses the instruction librarian’s need to quickly and meaningfully assess student knowledge and understanding of concepts while in the classroom. We provide a rationale for using classroom assessment techniques in library instruction and a collection of library-specific classroom assessment tools in several categories, including assessing prior knowledge and recall, skill in analysis, and skill in application.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
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My Ducky Buddy
An International Latino Book award winner, this fun bilingual English and Spanish rhyming children’s book goes to the heart of what being a kid is all about. A story of love and friendship between a boy and his rubber ducky.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
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The Story of Diva and Flea
A small yet brave dog, Diva, and an adventurous cat named Flea, become two unlikely friends in this touching, sweet and humorous story about the joys of new experiences.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Monica Brown (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
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Lola Levine Is Not Mean!
A new chapter book series starring Lola Levine, a biracial, bicultural second grader by acclaimed author Monica Brown.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Qin Leng (Groundwood Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327
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Norman, Speak!
The comical yet thought-provoking story of a boy and his family who adopt a dog that just can’t seem to learn the things other dogs do. Overwhelmed by dogs in need at their local animal shelter, a young boy chooses Norman, the stray that’s been there the longest. But, upon bringing him home, the family quickly learns that Norman won’t respond to commands or even his own name. During a chance encounter with another dog owner in the park, the family is very surprised to learn the reason for Norman’s confusion; he “speaks” Chinese instead of English!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Raquel Perez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
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Legends of the Californios: Nana's Stories of Our Family Roots
Journey through time as the Historical Fiction Legends are set in different time periods throughout California history. The three legends weave through twists and turns with mysteriously scary happenings and unexpected outcomes. From 1834, 1542, 1810-20, in a folkloric style of California Culture and storytelling.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Rene Colato Lainez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
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¡Juguemos al Fútbol y al Football!
Carlos is not sure that football can be played with an oval-shaped ball. Chris is not sure that it can be played with a round ball. It may not be a good idea to play with a kid who is so different. He doesn’t even know how to play this game! Wait. It looks kind of fun…Let’s give it a try! Enjoy and celebrate the encounter of two cultures through their favorite sports!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Sheila Grau (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
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Dr. Critchlore's School for Minions: Book 1
Welcome to Dr. Critchlore’s School for Minions, the premier trainer of minions for Evil Overlords everywhere. No student is prouder to be at Dr. Critchlore’s than Runt Higgins, a twelve-year-old werewolf.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Steven Pressman (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

50 Children
50 Children is the astonishing and inspiring true story of the 1939 rescue mission of fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America—the single largest group of children allowed into the United States during that period.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Victor González (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Insurgency: 1968 Aztec Walkout
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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