Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Gabrielle Prendergast (Orca Book Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3038
Description :

The Frail Days
Stella and her newly formed band must decide whether to change their edgy rock sound to get into a conservative summer music festival.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Gabrielle Prendergast (Orca Book Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3038
Description :

Audacious
Raphaelle's involvement with a Muslim boy is only slightly less controversial than her contribution to a student art show. Free verse novel.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

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

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gary Neeleman (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Tracks in the Amazon
Never has the story of the Madeira-Mamoré Railroad (1867) been so vividly recounted. Originating in Bolivia, it travels 250 miles through the densest jungles in the world to the Brazilian Amazon. The book also contains fascinating 19th century photography from the authors’ personal collection.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gary Paulsen (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

This Side of Wild
The Newbery Honor–winning author of Hatchet and Dogsong shares surprising true stories about his relationship with animals, highlighting their compassion, intellect, intuition, and sense of adventure.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gary White & Daniel Mack (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change
In a series of scholarly essays, Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change, examines how academic libraries assess liaison activities and offers recommendations for documenting the impact of programs and services. Individual chapters address liaison activities relating to collection development; library instruction; research services; engagement and outreach; online, blended and other learning environments, including MOOCs; scholarly communications and information technology; the importance of assessment in the 21st century research library; and professional development of liaisons librarians.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gayle Schaub (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians
This book, compiled with the insights, wisdom, and dedication of teaching librarians from a range of institutions, is an effort to contribute to the conversation and empower teaching librarians to meet the challenge. The lessons offered here are suggestions for ways to put theory into practice in order to help our students’ transformation into information literate individuals.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Gene Luen Yang (Dark Horse Comics) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 0221
Description :

Avatar: The Last Airbender - Smoke and Shadow Part One
Written and drawn by the team behind The Promise and The Search, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra television show creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and perfect companion to Legend of Korra!

The Fire Nation is threatened by a prophecy told by the Kemurikage--mysterious figures thought only to exist in legend--remove Zuko from the throne or the country will perish!

"One of the best new pop culture mythologies to debut in the last decade."--Evan Narcisse - kotaku.com

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

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!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Genie Milgrom (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

How I Found My 15 Grandmothers
This Reference Book written in Spanish and English, covers the exact methodology to follow when researching a Crypto-Jewish Lineage. The step by step guide shows exactly which are the best on line resources to use to find a Jewish lineage via Catholic and Inquisition records.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Ginny Rorby (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

How to Speak Dolphin
Grades 3-5

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Glen Erik Hamilton (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

Past Crimes
An emotionally powerful thriller and debut novel. When Army Sergeant Van Shaw’s estranged grandfather is killed, Van plunges back into an underworld he vowed he’d never re-enter to ferret out the attacker and unearth the shocking secret of why his grandfather called him home to Seattle after so many years.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Grace Mattioli (Grace Mattioli) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3443
Description :

Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees; Discovery of an Eagle
The first two books in a trilogy about the Greco’s-a quirky, New Jersey Italian family.

Olive Branches Don't Grow On Trees tells of middle child, Silvia and her journey to unite her feuding family. It's filled with humor, insight and unforgettable characters! Best of 2012, Suspense Magazine.

Discovery of an Eagle is the story of a cross country journey. Readers will feel that they are along on the ride in this soulful road story as lovable characters explore a vividly painted American landscape, encounter a cast of colorful characters and discover what it takes to be truly happy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Grace Mattioli (Grace Mattioli) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3443
Description :

Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees; Discovery of an Eage
The first two books in a trilogy about the Greco’s-a quirky, New Jersey Italian family.

Olive Branches Don't Grow On Trees tells of middle child, Silvia and her journey to unite her feuding family. It's filled with humor, insight and unforgettable characters! Best of 2012, Suspense Magazine.

Discovery of an Eagle is the story of a cross country journey. Readers will feel that they are along on the ride in this soulful road story as lovable characters explore a vividly painted American landscape, encounter a cast of colorful characters and discover what it takes to be truly happy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Grace Mattioli (Grace Mattioli) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3443
Description :

Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees; Discovery of an Eagle
The first two books in a trilogy about the Greco’s-a quirky, New Jersey Italian family.

Olive Branches Don't Grow On Trees tells of middle child, Silvia and her journey to unite her feuding family. It's filled with humor, insight and unforgettable characters! Best of 2012, Suspense Magazine.

Discovery of an Eagle is the story of a cross country journey. Readers will feel that they are along on the ride in this soulful road story as lovable characters explore a vividly painted American landscape, encounter a cast of colorful characters and discover what it takes to be truly happy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Grace Mattioli (Grace Mattioli) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3443
Description :

Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees; Discovery of an Eagle
The first two books in a trilogy about the Greco’s-a quirky, New Jersey Italian family.

Olive Branches Don't Grow On Trees tells of middle child, Silvia and her journey to unite her feuding family. It's filled with humor, insight and unforgettable characters! Best of 2012, Suspense Magazine.

Discovery of an Eagle is the story of a cross country journey. Readers will feel that they are along on the ride in this soulful road story as lovable characters explore a vividly painted American landscape, encounter a cast of colorful characters and discover what it takes to be truly happy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Hale Bradt (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Wilber's War, A Trilogy: An American Family's Journey through World War II
Intimate battlefield letters from Pacific battlefields 1942–45, a tragic suicide, and a reshaped family. A son’s story. Publication date: V-J Day, 8/14/15.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Hanna Dennison (Macmillan Adult) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1009
Description :

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall
In the tradition of Louise Penny and G.M. Malliet, a charming and witty whodunit, set at an English manor house, the second book in this amazing series.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Hanna Martine (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

The Good Chase
Female whiskey expert resists advances from wealthy guy who's more rugby bruiser than Wall Street, but finds he's just her taste.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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