Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Kate Racculia (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Bellweather Rhapsody
A high school music festival goes awry when a young prodigy disappears from a hotel room that was the site of a famous murder/suicide fifteen years earlier, in a whip-smart novel sparkling with the dark and giddy pop culture pleasures of The Shining, Agatha Christie, and Glee.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Nina Revoyr (Akashic Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

Lost Canyon
Four people on a backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada find more adventure than they ever imagined. When they stumble onto someone who doesn't want to be found, the group is faced with a series of dangerous conflicts, moral dilemmas, and an all-out struggle for survival. Lost Canyon explores the ways that race, class, and culture shape experience and perception. It examines the choices good people must face in desperate situations. Set in the wild landscape of the California mountains, it’s a story of brewing social tensions and breathtaking adventure that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sharon Lovejoy (Workman Publishing Co.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars
Created by Sharon Lovejoy—a grandmother of four and the author of two classic books of garden activities for grown-ups and kids, Sunflower Houses and Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots—Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars is an ecologically inspired guide that combines more than 130 green activities with timeless grandparenting advice. Illustrated with Lovejoy's distinctive, delicate watercolors, it's an inventive resource for grandmother and grandchild to connect with each other through nature.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meet the Authors: Valynne E. Maetani (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Ink and Ashes
The race to outrun her father’s legacy reveals secrets of his past that cast ominous shadows, threatening Claire, her friends and family, her newfound love, and ultimately her life. Winner of Tu Books’ New Visions Award, Ink and Ashes is a fascinating debut novel packed with romance, intrigue, and heart-stopping action.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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
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.

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

All the Light We Cannot See
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE, Carnegie Medal Finalist, and Alex Award Winner
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bill Bunn (Bitingduck Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3216
Description :

Kill Shot
More than a dozen WWII-era German U-boats remain unaccounted for, the fate of their crews unknown. In summer 2012, sonar scanning found a submerged vessel of the right dimensions in Canadian province of Labrador. From this find grew Bill Bunn’s teen adventure, Kill Shot. Fully fictional, the story switches between the events of the war that led the German crew to submerge and eventually die in the river, and the adventures that occur seventy years later when a teen boy finds the remains of the vessel and crew.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Carlos Melendrez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

America Don't You Know Me? I'm Your Native Son: Geronimo
This book is non-fiction. This story of Geronimo, reveals information that allows us to understand why Geronimo, America’s most famous warrior, continues to impact cultures throughout the world. Learn why Americas’ conflicted psyche continues to view him as our most revered yet reviled warrior.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Christine Baldacchino (Groundwood Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327
Description :

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
A sweetly told story about the courage and creativity it takes to be different.

Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. He dreams about having space adventures, paints beautiful pictures and sings the loudest during circle time. But most of all, Morris loves his classroom’s dress-up center — and the tangerine dress. But the children in Morris’s class don’t understand. Dresses, they say, are for girls and astronauts don’t wear dresses so he is not welcome in the spaceship they are building. Warm, dreamy illustrations perfectly capture Morris’s vulnerability and the vibrancy of his imagination.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dav Pilkey & Dan Santat (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot
Grades preK - 3

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: K.C. Held (Entangled Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1301
Description :

Holding Court
Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity's new job at Tudor Times was supposed to be about earning extra cash, wearing a fancy-pants dress, and secretly drooling over the ever-so-tasty Grayson Chandler. Except the costume Jules has to wear is awful and there's a disappearing dead body. Oh, and there's Jules's spontaneous and uncontrollable outbursts of seemingly absurd prophecies. The only bright side? This whole dead body thing seems to have gotten Grayson's attention...until she discovers that his interest might not be as courtly as she thought.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kwei Quartey (Soho Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3030
Description :

Murder at Cape Three Points
When the decapitated bodies of a wealthy couple washes up in a canoe at an oil rig site along the beautiful Ghanaian coast, Detective Inspector Darko Dawson must navigate a host of motives for murder, ranging from personal vendettas to corporate conspiracies.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett & Jory John (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

The Terrible Two
It’s prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.

In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Selene Castrovilla (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Melt
Wizard of Oz meets Ellen Hopkins. A psychological drama about the stakes of truth-telling.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Susan Kuklin (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Traude Gomez Rhine (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Wild Chihuahuas of Mexico
This daring middle-grade adventure shows the plucky spirit and tenacity of the mighty Chihuahua and reveals how these little dogs helped Pancho Villa and the Mexican people triumph during the Mexican Revolution, all the while learning important lessons about leadership and friendship.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: William Cleveland (Prospecta Press / Perseus Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1321
Description :

Yo Millard Fillmore!: (And All Those Other Presidents You Don't Know)
Here's a fast, easy way to learn all the Presidents of the United States (forever) in less than 20 minutes! In no time at all, you will be able to remember the names of all 44 presidents - in chronological order. Crazy cartoons and comic-book style captions create a nonsense tale that will make it impossible for you to forget the presidents.

You'll also learn lots of kid-friendly facts about each president and his term of office, some historical and hysterical highlights, and plenty of presidential puns.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Monroe (Kensington Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1444
Description :

Bad Blood
In her page-turning stories, New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe creates an irresistible blend of humor, drama and unexpected twists. In Bad Blood, a new standalone novel, she delivers her most surprising, thought-provoking tale yet – of family loyalty, betrayal and sweet revenge…

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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