Author Event Sessions

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Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

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.

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Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Jandy Nelson (Perma-Bound Books ) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

I'll Give You the Sun
A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Will Hillenbrand (Holiday House) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1203
Description :

All for a Dime: A Bear and Mole Story
Will Hillenbrand's endearing characters are back with a new adventure in this fourth story about Bear and Mole. It’s Market Day and Bear has picked delicious blueberries. Mole has dug up yummy worms. Their friend Skunk made perfume that she knows will be a gigantic hit. The trio can't wait to make big piles of dimes! But there are surprises both good and bad in store for the three friends as they spend the day selling their wares at the farmers market.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cara Black (Soho Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3030
Description :

Murder in the Marais
The first in Cara Black's popular and bestselling Aimee Leduc mystery series.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tiffany Papageorge (Minoan Moon Publishing / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1334
Description :

My Yellow Balloon
Joey and his beloved yellow balloon do everything together, until the balloon accidentally slips off Joey s wrist and flies far away. What will Joey do without his special friend? A richly illustrated tale of love, loss and letting go that will serve as a comforting guide to children who are navigating the complicated emotions of grief.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

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

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy
A Soul-Transforming Experience! In his newest book, Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy, Victor Villaseñor, author of bestseller Rain of Gold and Pulitzer Prize nominee, bursts us into a Spiritual World where Women! Women! are once more our leaders and we have our first woman pope.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Jane Auch & Herm Auch (Holiday House) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1203
Description :

The Buk Buk Buk Festival
Feathers fly and humor abounds as the literary adventures continue for Henrietta, the talented chicken from THE PLOT CHICKENS. Thrilled to have her picture book published, Henrietta is all aflutter with excitement when she's invited to a local book festival. However, the event organizers did not count on having a chicken show up to sign books. Luckily, Henrietta comes up with a clever plan to make herself heard and become a respected author. As Henrietta's loyal local children's librarian explains, "A chicken who can write books is a national treasure."

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:30am

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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Dana Bowman (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery
An unflinching and hilarious memoir about recovery as a mother of young kids, Bottled explains the perils moms face with drinking and chronicles the author's path to recovery, from hitting bottom to the months of early sobriety—a blur of pain and chaos—to her now (in)frequent moments of peace. It offers empathy, comic relief, and encouragement for moms everywhere.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Patrick McHugh (Glass House Press / Ingram Publisher Services) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1242
Description :

Keeper of the Black Stones
Jason Evans has been given a gift, a set of stones that allows him to jump through time. He now must stop the man who is using those stones to travel through time and change history for his own purposes. A man who is now holding Jason's grandfather hostage, and threatening the world's very existence. Jumping through time, Jason must enter the world of Medieval England, learn its customs, navigate unimaginable danger, and help Henry VII win the Battle of Bosworth, in the name of finding his grandfather and destroying the one man who pledges to turn history inside out.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
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

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alex Gino (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

George
Grades 3-7

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3738
Description :

Three Years and Eight Months
Based on true events during World War II, the book tells a compelling journey of hardships and human endurance of ordinary people in Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation. A 10-year-old Chinese American boy secretly joins the Chinese war resistance group to help save the lives of thousands of prisoners of war, as well as allied forces. Historical notes and photographs documenting the Japanese occupation included.

A recipient of 14 national book awards including 2014 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award Gold Winner; Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Martha Brockenbrough (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

The Game of Love and Death
Grades 7-12

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Adam Christopher (Tor/Forge Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1013
Description :

Made to Kill
Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer Adam Christopher. It's Raymond Chandler's detective fiction meets Lawrence Block's Keller novels... with robots. In their starred review on The Burning Dark Library Journal said Christopher "builds tension expertly." (Galley signing.)

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sherry Shahan (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1204
Description :

Skin and Bones
Sixteen-year-old Jack, nicknamed "Bones," won't eat. His roommate in the eating disorder ward has the opposite problem and proudly goes by the nickname "Lard." They become friends despite Bones's reluctance. When Bones meets Alice, a dangerously thin dancer who loves to break rules, he lets his guard down even more. Soon Bones is so obsessed with Alice that he's willing to risk everything--even his recovery.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Tod Davies & Mike Madrid (Consortium Book Sales & Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

The Lizard Princess: The History of Arcadia
Bittersweet. Lush. Human. The Lizard Princess crosses mountains, oceans, deserts, and the Moon Itself to meet her fate and the fate of Arcadia on the Road of the Dead. Her reward is the Key that opens the door to the Domain of Life where wisdom trumps knowledge, as it should in all good tales about the world, whether Arcadia's, or our own.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Nancy Rue (HarperCollins Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3110
Description :

Sorry I'm Not Sorry
According to the Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, one out of every four students is bullied-and 85% of these situations never receive intervention. Parents, students, and teachers have amped up solving the bullying problem for a networked generation of kids.

Written by bestselling author Nancy Rue, each book in the Mean Girl Makeover trilogy focuses on a different character's point of view: the bully, the victim, and the bystander. This final book in the trilogy shows what these situations are like from the bully's perspective.

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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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

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

Diabetes Sin Problemas
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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