Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marissa Meyer (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

Fairest
Pure evil has a name, hides behind a mask of deceit, and uses her "glamour" to gain power. But who is Queen Levana? Long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress in The Lunar Chronicles, Levana lived a very different story-a story that has never been told . . . until now. New York Times -bestselling author Marissa Meyer reveals the story behind her fascinating villain in Fairest.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bridget Birdsall (Skyhorse / Sky Pony Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
Description :

Double Exposure
Born with ambiguous genitalia, fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas was raised as a boy. When her family moves, she decides to start over as a girl. Alyx quickly makes new friends, earns a spot on the girls’ varsity basketball team, and for the first time in her life feels like she fits in. When her secret is revealed, everything she has worked so hard for is threatened.

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 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Maritere Rodriguez Bellas (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Raising Bilingual Children / Cómo Criar Niños Bilingues
A nonfiction book for immigrant parents raising children with two or more languages. Available in English and in Spanish, it is the ultimate guidebook for busy parents looking for advice and direction about the everyday challenges and joys of raising a bilingual child.

Sponsors :
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 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Linda Davick (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Say Hello!
Howdy! Hi! Hello! This friendly and fun picture book celebrates the greatness of greetings.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

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

Neglected by Two Countries: Young Voices of the American Dream
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

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 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Melissa Bowles-Terry & Cass Kvenild (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians
This book addresses the instruction librarian’s need to quickly and meaningfully assess student knowledge and understanding of concepts while in the classroom. We provide a rationale for using classroom assessment techniques in library instruction and a collection of library-specific classroom assessment tools in several categories, including assessing prior knowledge and recall, skill in analysis, and skill in application.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Kelly Loy Gilbert (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Conviction
A small-town boy questions everything he holds to be true when his father is accused of murder in this raw, moving YA drama.

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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Tiny Pretty Things
Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this debut novel about three perfect girls who will do absolutely anything to be the prima at their elite Manhattan ballet school.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Anna Van Gelder (Weplay) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 402
Description :

Sensory Storytime: Enhancing Storytime with Sensory Experiences
Libraries continues to evolve as they seek to introduce dynamic programming for children of all abilities. This Sensory Storytime Manual is a roadmap to meet that challenge.

With years of experience hosting sensory programs with innovative librarians throughout the U.S., the National Lekotek Center created a tool to help librarians build their own successful program.

Sensory Storytime: Enhancing Storytime through Sensory Experiences contains the rationale behind this program, developmental outcomes along with supporting research. Libraries can utilize the manual’s content to fuel future grants and funding efforts while implementing Sensory Storytime programs.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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

A Turquoise Life: One Woman's Triumphant Journey
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

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

Born to Sing
In this romance novel, two Texas opera singers from different cultures and economic classes discover that falling in love is wonderful. But love may not be enough if it interferes with their dreams of success in the ruthlessly competitive world of opera.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Luke Reynolds (Blink) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3111
Description :

The Looney Experiment
Humorous and heart-warming, author Luke Reynolds chronicles one boy’s journey through bullying, first love, and—with the help of an older than dirt and crazier than insanity itself substitute English teacher named Mr. Looney—an up-close examination of the meaning of courage.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Bruce Coville (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

My Teacher Is an Alien
Could your teacher be an alien? Bruce Coville’s funny sci-fi favorite has sold more than a million copies, and has a new look for its twenty-fifth anniversary!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dave Roman (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Goosebumps Graphix
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Nora Girón-Dolce (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Los cuentos para soñar de mi nana Luna
This fiction children's book is a collection of eight stories in Spanish which are delicately joined by a silver cord: Nana Luna’s voice. This thread intertwines them and makes them become part of a whole, little world of loving memories where reality and fantasy mix.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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