Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: David M. Schwartz (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327-1328
Description :

Rotten Pumpkin: A Rotten Tale in 15 Voices
Compost won't mean the same thing after readers have seen the amazing transformation of Jack from grinning pumpkin to mold-mottled wreckage to hopeful green shoot. The story of decomposition is vividly told so that science comes to life (and death). Part story, part science, and a whole lot of fun.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jenni Holm (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Sunny Side Up
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jon Scieszka (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger
Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival—this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lee E. Cart (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Born in the Wayeb: Book One of The Mayan Chronicles
In this novel, Na'om is born during the unlucky days of the Mayan Wayeb. She struggles to understand the fearful dreams and visions that have plagued her since birth. When they turn into living nightmares, she must overcome her fears to protect the ones she loves from a powerful adversary.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lesléa Newman (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Heather Has Two Mommies
Candlewick relaunches a modern classic for this generation with an all new, beautifully illustrated edition.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lisa Brackmann (Soho Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3030
Description :

Dragon Day
The final installment of Lisa Brackmann's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Ellie McEnroe series set in China.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marti Skarupa (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Look How Lovely! | ¡Mira qué Lindo!
Subtly addressing diversity and gender roles, this non-fiction picture book will amaze you with the marvels of nature. Help children learn Spanish and English while remembering each day is a gift and every child is the most important person in the world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Martin Balarezo Garcia (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

El sendero de las guerrillas
This is a fiction book in Spanish. A novel where literary creation merges with heartbreaking reality, the antagonism of human feelings, descriptions of impressive events and stunning sceneries, and the augury of a bright future.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: N.H. Senzai (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Ticket to India
A trip to India turns into a grand adventure in this contemporary novel about the Great Partition, from the award-winning author of Saving Kabul Corner and Shooting Kabul.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Nataly Wright (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Audacious Little Princesses
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rachel Borchardt (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Meaningful Metrics: A 21st-Century Librarian's Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact
Authors Borchardt and Roemer offer tips, tricks, and real-world examples illustrate how librarians can support the successful adoption of research metrics, whether in their institutions or across academia as a whole.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Raquel Perez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Legends of the Californios: Nana's Stories of Our Family Roots
Journey through time as the Historical Fiction Legends are set in different time periods throughout California history. The three legends weave through twists and turns with mysteriously scary happenings and unexpected outcomes. From 1834, 1542, 1810-20, in a folkloric style of California Culture and storytelling.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Robbie Robertson & David Shannon (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator David Shannon brings the journey of Hiawatha and the Peacemaker to life with arresting oil paintings. Together, Robertson and Shannon have crafted a new children’s classic that will both educate and inspire readers of all ages.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alexis Bass (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

What's Broken Between Us
Tragedy struck Amanda’s town a year and a half ago, when a car accident on graduation night resulted in one death, one debilitating injury, and one incarceration. Alexis Bass’s heartbreakingly beautiful second novel is a tale of love, loss, and learning to forgive.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Donna Galanti (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Joshua and the Lightning Road
A storm transports Joshua to a land where kids are slaves and power is king. [Middle Grade Speculative Fiction]

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Scott Craven (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Dead Jed: Dawn of the Jed
Jed uncovers a plot to turn people against zombies, making life at middle school even harder. [Middle Grade Speculative Fiction]

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Valerie Nye & Kathy Barco (ALA Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

True Stories of Censorship Battles in America's Libraries
There are fewer situations more stressful in a librarian's professional life than being personally confronted with a demand to remove a book from the shelves or not knowing how to respond to other kinds of censorship challenges. Those facing censorship challenges can find support and inspiration in this book, which compiles dozens of stories from library front lines.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Rachel Borchardt & Robin Chin Roemer (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Meaningful Metrics: A 21st-Century Librarian's Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact
Authors Borchardt and Roemer, offer tips, tricks, and real-world examples illustrate how librarians can support the successful adoption of research metrics, whether in their institutions or across academia as a whole.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
ALCTS presents Sub-Librarians Scion of the Baker Street Irregulars Author Event, Discussion/Interest group Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
Description :

"Mrs. Jeffries, the female Sherlock Holmes, and Victorian Mysteries"

Emily Brightwell will speak to the Sub-Librarians and all Sherlockians and mystery fans Sunday afternoon.

This program is sponsored by ALCTS (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services).

Emily Brightwell lives in Northern California and to date, has written forty-four novels. She is currently working on the 34th book in the popular “Mrs. Jeffries” series of mysteries.

Sponsors :
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Marie Lu Chats With 8 Young Adult Debuts Author Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Our panel will introduce librarians to eight debut authors who are committed to bringing diverse stories to readers everywhere. In addition to talking about our books and how we came to write them, we will be providing you with comparable titles for each of our books to make them easier to share with your readers, as well as discussing the role libraries played in each of our writing journeys. NYT Bestselling author Marie Lu will moderate. Participating authors are: Stacey Lee, I.W. Gregorio, Sabaa Tahir, Kelly Loy Gilbert, Dhonielle Clayton, Holly Bodger, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Renee Ahdieh.

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