Author Event Sessions

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Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger & John Hendrix (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

McToad Mows Tiny Island
McToad likes Thursdays. Why? Because on every other day of the week, McToad mows Big Island, but on Thursdays, McToad mows Tiny Island. From master storyteller Tom Angleberger and celebrated illustrator John Hendrix comes this playful narrative that treasures the journey over the destination, with lots of planes, trains, and automobiles to boot.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tony DiTerlizzi (Dark Horse Comics) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 0221
Description :

Realms: The Roleplaying Art of Tony DiTerlizzi
New York Times bestselling creator Tony DiTerlizzi is known for his distinctive style depicting fantastical creatures, horrific monsters, and courageous heroes. His illustrations reshaped and defined the worlds of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, Planescape, andMagic: The Gathering in the imaginations of legions of devoted roleplaying gamers during the 1990s, before he transitioned to mainstream success with The Spiderwick Chroniclesand The Search for WondLa. Collected here for the first time, this book features never-before-seen artwork and photographs, in addition to showcasing DiTerlizzi's most iconic roleplaying work with commentary by the artist.
Introduction by Christopher Paolini.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marissa Moss (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327-1328
Description :

Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook
On the 20th Anniversary of the original "Amelia's Notebook," Amelia finally graduates from middle-school only to learn that her best friend Carly won't be going to the same high school as her.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Candace Fleming (Mackin Educational Resources) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1403
Description :

Family Romanov
Examines the rise and fall of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family, contrasting their lives to those of their poor subjects. Discusses each family member, the events prior to and after their fall from grace, and the family's murder. Includes photographs and first-person accounts, and information on the family's remains.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mira Reisberg (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Where Fireflies Dance/Ahi, donde bailan las luciérnagas
In her first book for children, award-winning author Lucha Corpi remembers her childhood growing up in Jáltipan, Mexico, where the moon hung low and the fireflies flickered in the night air.

In vivid and poetic detail, she recalls exploring with her brother the old haunted house of the legendary revolutionary Juan Sebastián, discovering the music that came from the jukebox at the local cantina, and getting caught by their mother for their mischievous adventures.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Gene Luen Yang (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

Secret Coders
Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes! From graphic novel superstar (and high school computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang comes a wildly entertaining new series that combines logic puzzles and basic programming instruction with a page-turning mystery plot!

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Sere Prince Halverson (Sourcebooks) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3324
Description :

All the Winters After
Kachemak never intended to come back to Alaska, where his family died in a plane crash twenty years earlier. When he finally finds the courage to face his painful memories, he’s surprised to discover a young woman living in his abandoned house.

Nadia has spent ten years making the abandoned cabin her home. Hiding from a nightmarish past, she never expected the owner to come knocking. Set in the majestic, dangerous natural beauty of Alaska, All the Winters After is the story of two broken souls who discover the healing powers of forgiveness and family.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dian Curtis Regan (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1421
Description :

Space Boy and His Dog
Niko may live on boring old Planet Home (Earth) with his family, but that doesn’t stop him from having big adventures in space. With a box from his backyard and a little imagination, he flies off into the galaxy, accompanied by his robot, Radar, and his dog, Tag. Who’s not invited on this voyage? His annoying sister, Posh, who seems to pop up at the most inconvenient times. Illustrated in a comic-book style, with panels and speech bubbles, this picture book—the first in a series—will captivate boys and girls alike.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alma Flor Ada (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Let Me Help!/¡Quiero • Ayudar!
Perico learns this phrase from little Martita, who’s been saying it a lot lately. When the whole family scrambles to prepare for Cinco de Mayo, Perico knows there must be some way he can help—even if he is just a parrot.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rita Williams-Garcia (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Gone Crazy in Alabama
The third and last book about the Gaither sisters from Newbery Honor and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia! A companion to the award-winning One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Victor Villaseñor (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy
A Soul-Transforming Experience! In his newest book, Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy, Victor Villaseñor, author of bestseller Rain of Gold and Pulitzer Prize nominee, bursts us into a Spiritual World where Women! Women! are once more our leaders and we have our first woman pope.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: John Palfrey (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

Bibliotech
The founding chairman of the Digital Public Library of America explains how libraries can survive and flourish in a digital world

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sebastian Meschenmoser (NorthSouth / Ingram Publishing Services) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1235
Description :

Mr. Squirrel and the Moon
When Mr. Squirrel awakens to find that the moon has landed on his tree, he frantically tries to get rid of it before someone suspects him of stealing it and puts him in jail. But when he rolls the moon off of his tree, it gets stuck on Mrs. Hedgehog's bristles and when the billy-goat arrives and butts it with his horns . . . Will the moon ever be the same again? Sebastian Meschenmoser's hilarious illustrations and rollicking tale will be a bedtime favorite.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meet the Authors: Roberta Kaplan (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1119
Description :

Then Comes Marriage
Roberta Kaplan’s gripping story of her defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the Supreme Court. THEN COMES MARRIAGE is the story of the relationship behind the watershed case, Kaplan’s own difficult coming-out journey, and the fascinating unfolding of "United States v. Windsor". Full of never-before-told details, this is the momentous account of a thrilling historic and political victory for gay rights.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Katherine Applegate (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
In this evocative, accessible picture book, illustrated by G. Brian Karas, Katherine Applegate tells the true story of the gorilla who inspired her Newbery-winning novel The One and Only Ivan. The real Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, lived alone in a small cage for almost thirty years before he was finally relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta. Back matter includes photographs of Ivan.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Helen Foster James (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

Grandma Loves You!
A special story of a grandmother's heartfelt affection for her new grandchild. In enchanting woodland scenes, Grandma Bunny joyously welcomes the new arrival.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Where Are My Books?
A boy investigates a squirrelly situation to track down his missing stories in this charming ode to book lovers of all kinds.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Thanhha Lai (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Listen, Slowly
Thanhha Lai, author of the Newbery Honor and National Book Award-winning Inside Out & Back Again, returns with this humorous, poignant, contemporary story, written in prose, of a girl who takes the most frustrating, enlightening, and profound trip of her life.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Harriet Rohmer (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Uncle Nacho's Hat/El sombrero del Tío Nacho
When Ambrosia gives her Uncle Nacho a new hat, he tries to get rid of his old one, but to no avail. No matter what he does, the pesky hat keeps coming back to him. This classic folktale from the Puppet Workshop of Nicaraguan National Television, vividly illustrated by Mira Reisberg and presented in a bilingual edition, is a parable about the difficulties of making changes and shaking off old habits.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cece Bell (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

El Deafo
A 2015 Newbery Honor Book.

Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! EL DEAFO is an inspiring graphic novel memoir from Cece Bell.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

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