Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Allan Stratton (Sourcebooks) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3324
Description :

The Dogs
Constantly on the run from a dangerous father, Cameron’s used to pushing away the trauma of his past. But when his mother moves them to an old farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, he discovers that there are some things you can’t escape. His new schoolmates taunt him about the bloodthirsty dogs that supposedly haunt the farm, and Cameron soon stumbles upon a child’s drawings in the cellar that depict a violent history. The line between reality and nightmare begins to blur as the house’s horrifying secrets mix with fragments of Cameron’s own memories—some best left forgotten.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alma Flor Ada & F. Isabel Campoy (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

Yes! We are Latinos
Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth provide specific stories and circumstances for the reader to better understand the Latino people’s quest for identity.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Alma Flor Ada & Gabriel M. Zubizarreta (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Love, Amalia
Amalia deals with loss while learning about love and her cultural heritage in this tender tale from acclaimed authors Alma Flor Ada and Gabriel M. Zubizarreta.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

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

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Alma Flor Ada (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Island Treasures
The author of My Name Is María Isabel offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees Bloom, Under the Royal Palms, five new stories, and more.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Amanda Scott (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

Devil's Moon
Bereaved Robina Gledstanes finds mysterious treasure in 15th-century Scottish Borders. Devil Ormiston proves as dangerous as villains seeking treasure.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Amber Butler Lannon & Sara Holder (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Difficult Decisions: Closing and Merging Academic Libraries
This 14 chapter volume explores all aspects of library consolidation through commentary, research, and case studies written by librarians with experience navigating these events. Individual chapters address either the entire process of a consolidation or closure, multiple aspects of one or more experiences, or one aspect that is particularly important such as communicating with faculty or using data to make decisions about collections.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Amy Dixon (Skyhorse / Sky Pony Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
Description :

Sophie's Animal Parade
Everything Sophie draws comes to life, and one day when Sophie feels lonely, she decides to draw a friend. Before she realizes, her small room is full of animal friends. Sophie insists everyone move outside. There, she meets someone new, a little boy.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Amy Lane (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

Immortal
Fantasy Gay-Romance featuring a wicked prince and two very nice and beleaguered blacksmiths.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ana Costa Alongi (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Mortal Flesh: The Last Hero of Pompeii
In an ill-fated city, the gods and a forbidden love lead Marcus to an unforgettable end. Book One of the Time Chronicles series.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ana Crespo & Erica Sirotich (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1204
Description :

My Emotions & Me Series
JP uses his imagination and a cast of adorable make-believe characters--like a giant octopus and polka-dotted aliens--to help young readers understand how to navigate their emotions in a fun and positive way. In JP and the Giant Octopus, he confronts his fear of the carwash, and in JP and the Polka-Dotted Aliens, he learns to manage his anger while playing on the playground with his twin cousins.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Andrea Beaty & Dan Santat (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Fluffy Bunnies 2: The Schnoz of Doom
Seriously funny New York Times bestselling author Andrea Beaty raises the stakes in this sequel to her zany, pulpy sci-fi farce. And, not to use Famous Last Words, but with illustrations by the great Dan Santat (The Guild of Geniuses, Sidekicks), what could possibly go wrong?

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andrea Davis Pinkney & Shane Evans (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Red Pencil
New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney's powerful verse and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Shane W. Evans's breathtaking illustrations combine to tell an inspiring tale of one girl's triumph against all odds.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Andrea Davis Pinkney (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

Rhythm Ride
From Berry Gordy and his remarkable vision to the Civil Rights movement, from the behind-the-scenes musicians, choreographers, and song writers to the most famous recording artists of the century, Andrea Davis Pinkney takes readers on a Rhythm Ride through the story of Motown.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andrew Farago (Insight Editions / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1330
Description :

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History
Discover the complete story of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time–from their humble beginnings in black-and-white comics created in a home studio in Dover, New Hampshire, to their multimillion-dollar breakout success, and their position as four of the best-loved characters of all time.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Andrew Roe (Algonquin Books/Workman) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

The Miracle Girl
“A winning debut . . . Lively, pitch-perfect and assured . . . Roe’s story feels just right for our desperate and despairing time, when a miracle--any miracle--will do.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The crowds keep coming. More and more every day, drawn by rumor and whisper and desperate wish. They come to Shaker Street to see eight-year-old Anabelle Vincent, who lies in a coma-like state--unable to move or speak. They come because a visitor experienced what seemed like a miracle.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Andrew Smith (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Stand-Off
Ryan Dean West is back to his boarding school antics in this bitingly funny sequel to Winger, which Publishers Weekly called “alternately hilarious and painful, awkward and enlightening” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Angie Spady (HarperCollins Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3110
Description :

Channing O'Banning and the Turquoise Trail
Fourth-grader Channing O'Banning always has a colored pencil stuck in her hair. A girl who prefers her sketch book to her math book-or any book, for that matter-budding artist Channing is the star of this new chapter book series.

Channing's best friends (and super nerds) Cooper and Maddy are really into their studies on the American Southwest, but Chan can't see what a bunch of boring rocks and dusty deserts have to do with her. In this story, she learns a new perspective on history, friendship, and the importance of responsibility.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Anita Silvey (National Geographic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3025
Description :

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
Explore the amazing life of renowned scientist Dr. Jane Goodall with a comprehensive and breath-taking new photographic biography from award-winning author Anita Silvey. Follow Jane's early childhood passion for wild creatures to her groundbreaking discoveries with chimpanzees in Africa, to her important wildlife activism today.

Teeming with archival photos, pages from Jane's own notebooks, field notes, resources, and more; this is the most up-to-date biography of Goodall available for children today.

100 complimentary copies available.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Ann Jacobus (Macmillan Adult) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1009
Description :

Romancing the Dark in the City of Light
A troubled teen, living in Paris, is torn between two boys, one of whom encourages her to embrace life, while the other—dark, dangerous, and attractive—urges her to embrace her fatal flaws.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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