Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

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

The 16 Rule
This Young Adult romance novel centers around15 year old Lucia Aceves. Struggling with obeying her parents' 16 Rule, Lucy yearns to live a normal American teenage life. Does she follow her parents' strict Latin beliefs, or does she follow her heart?

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jennifer Nielsen (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

A Night Divided
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jodi Lynn Anderson (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

My Diary from the Edge of the World
Told in diary form by an irresistible heroine, this playful and perceptive novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Peaches and the May Bird trilogy sparkles with science, myth, magic, and the strange beauty of the everyday marvels we sometimes forget to notice.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jonathan London (iREAD Summer Reading) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3313
Description :

Froggy series
Jonathan London, author of the Froggy series of children's books, will be signing in the iREAD Summer Reading Program Booth #3313 on Saturday afternoon, June 27th from 1-2 pm.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Karri Thompson (Entangled Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1301
Description :

Mirror X
At the age of seventeen, I was put into a cryogenic tube and frozen. Now, more than a thousand years later, I've finally been awakened to a more serene and peaceful future. Or have I? Everyone is young. Everyone is banded and tracked. And everyone is keeping secrets. Not even Michael Bennett, the cute geneticist in the hospital, is being honest with me. When I’m told only I can save the human race from extinction, it’s clear my freeze didn’t avoid a dreadful fate. It only delayed the horror...

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kirsten Hubbard (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Watch the Sky
A middle-grade novel about a twelve-year-old boy whose stepfather is a survivalist and has convinced the family that they must prepare for disaster.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Laura Ruby (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Bone Gap
From acclaimed author Laura Ruby comes a fascinating, powerful, and wholly original teen novel about a beautiful girl who is kidnapped from a quiet Midwestern town and imprisoned by a mysterious man, and a boy, the only witness, who cannot forgive himself for being unable to identify her kidnapper.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lauren Castillo (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Nana in the City
In this magical, Caldecott Honor picture book, a young boy visits his nana and is frightened to find that the city where she lives is filled with noise and crowds and scary things. Then his Nana makes him a special cape to help him be brave, and soon the everyday sights and sounds of the city are not scary, but wonderful.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: LeUyen Pham (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

Mama Seeton's Whistle
When Mama Seeton whistles, her children run home for chocolate cake, hugs, kisses, and shared memories. But as time passes, they travel further and further away from the familiar sound. Can mama's whistle be heard all over the world, and bring her children home one more time?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Martha Brockenbrough (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

The Game of Love and Death
Grades 7-12

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Megan Dowd Lambert & David Hyde Costello (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

A Crow of His Own
Clyde is living in the shadow of the famous rooster, Larry, whose crow was spectacular. The barnyard animals are skeptical of Clyde, but that doesn't stop him from trying to win their respect.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Megan MacDonald (Perma-Bound Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

Stink Moody in Master of Disaster
Stink gets spooked when he learns about an asteroid landing in Russia.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Paige Braddock (Andrews McMeel) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1136
Description :

Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue
When Cecil the Toad discovers a freeway construction project aimed right at his home pond, he knows he and his friends have to find a way to save it. But what can a small group of amphibians, a worm, a reincarnating fly, and one free-range hamster do to stop an onslaught of asphalt? Find out in Paige Braddock’s environmentally friendly tale of friendship, perseverance, and the importance of even the smallest of creatures.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Paul Czajak & Wendy Grieb (Mighty Media Press / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1329
Description :

Monster Needs a Party
That time of year is finally here: Monster’s birthday has arrived! But when none of his friends can attend his party, it’s up to Boy to cheer him up. With pirates, prizes, and playful rhyme, this story is sure to surprise readers until the very last page. This is the fourth title in the Monster & Me™ series.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Qin Leng (Owlkids Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1331
Description :

And What If I Won't?
When Benny’s mother asks him to put his dirty plate in the sink, he responds by asking: “What would you do if I said no?” Playing on their shared sense of humor, his mother’s answers become more and more outrageous as Benny dreams up increasingly naughty behavior. Benny is sent to the zoo, sold to the circus, and even shot off into outer space. Qin Leng’s illustrations bring each scenario to life in this playful tribute to imagination.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rebecca Solnit (Trinity University Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1338
Description :

Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness
The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed, prizewinning books of nonfiction, brings her dazzling writing to these essays. As the title suggests, the territory of Solnit’s concerns is vast, and in her signature alchemical style she combines commentary on history, justice, war and peace, and explorations of place, art, and community, all while writing with the lyricism of a poet to achieve incandescence and wisdom.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Richard Leiter (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

The Flying Hand of Marco B.
With the click of the seat belt and door locks, Marco B. is securely tucked into the backseat of his parents’ car, heading out on a family errand. A routine ride in the backseat takes a fantastical turn when Marco B. opens the car door window. As the car travels along and the scenery rushes by, Marco B. puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. Marco B. soon finds himself on a wild ride up in the sky− flying past clouds and planes, seagulls and eagles, and even the moon!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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