Author Event Sessions

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Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ann M. Martin (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

Rain Reign
Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms. Not everyone understands Rose's obsessions, her rules, and the other things that make her different - not her teachers, not other kids, and not her single father.When a storm hits their rural town, rivers overflow, the roads are flooded, and Rain goes missing. Rose's father shouldn't have let Rain out. Now Rose has to find her dog, even if it means leaving her routines and safe places to search.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Anna Kang & Christopher Weyant (Baker & Taylor) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2815
Description :

That's (Not) Mine
Two fuzzy creatures both want to sit in the same comfy chair. The trouble is, they can’t agree who it belongs to. They get madder and madder, until . . . With expressive illustrations and simple text, this giggle-inducing tale about (not) sharing and (not) being a good friend features the endearing characters from Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner You Are (Not) Small.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
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

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

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Anna-Marie McLemore (Macmillan Adult) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1009
Description :

The Weight of Feathers
The Night Circus meets Romeo and Juliet in this stunning young adult novel about two teens who fall in love despite the almost impossible odds against them.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Anne Sibley O'Brien (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

I'm New Here
Three immigrant students from different countries are trying to make their way in their new American classroom. It isn't easy when you don't know the language and feel different, but with the help of teacher and classmates, the newcomers fit right in.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Annie Barrows & Sophie Blackall (Chronicle Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3124
Description :

Ivy and Bean 10
Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There's a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren't any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

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

Clay Hills and Mud Pies
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: Annie Pérez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Clay Hills and Mud Pies
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 12:00pm

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

Clay Hills and Mud Pies
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: April Pulley Sayre (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Raindrops Roll
Discover the wonder of water in this refreshingly fun and fascinating exploration of rain, raindrops, and the water cycle from the creator of Rah, Rah, Radishes! and Go, Go Grapes!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ariel Gore (Hawthorne Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1334
Description :

The End of Eve
The story of the world’s most startlingly insane, beautiful mother who was supposed to die in one year--but nearly killed her entire family and staff before she was through. Ariel Gore takes some of the heaviest life work--caring for a difficult, terminally ill parent--and somehow through her writing transforms it into a funny, interesting, moving experience. While caring for her mother, Ariel Gore writes on her wrist, Behave in a way you’re going to be proud of, and she succeeds in this darkly humorous mother-daughter memoir.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Armando Rendón (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Adventures of Noldo and His Magical Scooter on The March with The St. Patrick's Battalion
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ashley Bryan (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Sail Away
A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by multiple Coretta Scott King Award–winner Ashley Bryan.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Auntie M (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Mana'kai Dreams of Hawai'i
Babies dream too, but what of? Explore a Hawai'ian boy's dreamtime. Run wild, live adventurous! [Juvenile Fiction – Bedtime & Dreams]

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Avi (Algonquin Young Readers/Workman) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

Catch You Later, Traitor
In the tradition of WHO WAS THAT MASKED MAN, ANYWAY?, DON'T YOU KNOW THERE’S A WAR ON?, and NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH, CATCH YOU LATER, TRAITOR tells a funny, insightful story packed with realistic period detail of a boy in mid-twentieth-century America whose family is caught in the wide net of America’s Red Scare.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Avi (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Old Wolf
Hunting—the predator, and its prey—is at the heart of this riveting and suspenseful novel from Newbery Medalist Avi with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Brian Floca.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Barb Rosenstock (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1421
Description :

Ben Franklin's Big Splash
Ben Franklin loved to swim and, at the age of eleven, he was determined to swim like a fish—fins and all! This fascinating and lively account of young Ben’s earliest invention follows the budding scientist’s journey as he tests and retests his swim fins. That first big splash led Ben to even more innovations and inventions. Includes Franklin quotes, a timeline, bibliography, and source notes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Barbara Shapiro (Algonquin Books/Workman) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

The Muralist
“B. A. Shapiro once again pens the art world into vivid, sensual life. Set during World War II and the dawn of Abstract Expressionism, The Muralist is an intriguing story masterfully imagined about art, war, family, truth, and freedom. If you liked The Art Forger, you're going to love The Muralist!” —Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice

Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940 amid personal and political turmoil. No one knows what happened to her.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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