Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: David R. Shapiro & Christopher Herndon (Independent Publishers Group / Craigmore Creations) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1441
Description :

Terra Tempo: The Academy of Planetary Evolution
In the third adventure in the graphic novel series, the intrepid Jenna, Caleb, and Ari race from the Cenozoic era to the modern age and after finally earning degrees from the Academy of Planetary Evolution become full-fledged Time Explorers. When the Bone Wars of the late 1800s threaten to break over to the modern age, and Ari is taken in for questioning, the kids find themselves fighting alongside some of history’s most notable natural historians, including Herman Melville, Annie Montague Alexander, and Andrew Carnegie in a quest to secure the world’s history and its future.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Julie Murphy (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Dumplin'
From the author of SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY comes what is guaranteed to be one of your favorite novels of the year — about an unforgettable, unlikely heroine called Willowdean Dixon who decides to take on her small town’s beauty pageant.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Kari Kampakis (HarperCollins Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3110
Description :

10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know
When Kari Kampakis wrote a blog post in July 2013 titled "10 Truths Young Girls Should Know," the post went viral and was shared more than 65,000 times on Facebook. Her messages struck a chord with moms and dads across the country. This nonfiction book for teen girls expands on these ten truths and can reach the hearts of both moms and daughters.

Teen girls deal daily with cliques, bullying, rejection, and social media nightmares. Kari Kampakis wants girls to know that they don't have to compromise their integrity and future to find love, acceptance, and security.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Yuyi Morales (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1003
Description :

Viva Frida
Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases. Distinguished author/illustrator Yuyi Morales illuminates Frida's life and work in this elegant and fascinating book.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jeff Crossan (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

I Ate a Cicada Today
Outrageous rhymes and quirky illustrations fill this humorous and imaginative song-based offering. CD included.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman (Perma-Bound Books ) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

Challenger Deep
As he struggles with schizophrenia, a teenage boy believes he is on a journey to reach the bottom of Challenger Deep, the deepest place on Earth.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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

Micaela
Written in beautiful poetic Spanish, this YA fiction novel tells a love story of three generations of women. It is a great educational tool where different customs, food, literature and songs from Latin America are introduced. It shares a lasting message of compassion and hope.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: JaNay Brown-Wood & Hazel Mitchell (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

Imani's Moon
Imani is the littlest girl in the village and the other kids make fun of her. Determined to prove herself, she works hard to jump so high she can touch the moon.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Brenda Novak (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

This Heart of Mine
First love. Second chances? Watch Phoenix Fuller rise from the ashes to walk away with it all!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Lisa Goldstein (Skyhorse / Night Shade Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
Description :

Weighing Shadows
Ann Decker, an amateur hacker, is mysteriously offered a job by a company that has invented technology to time travel. Soon she is jumping through time. But what does the company hope to gain with their new technology and what ill effects might result from her actions?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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
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
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Lincoln Peirce (Andrews McMeel) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1136
Description :

Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City
What happens when Nate Wright tries to take his coolness to the next level? In Lincoln Peirce’s newest collection of the Big Nate comic strip, Nate’s is already P.S. 38’s self-proclaimed rockin’est drummer, finest poet (you should see his haiku about brazil nuts), and deepest thinker. But when he tries to hold his own with resident cool-kid Marcus and his crew, will he decide that being “cool” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ali Benjamin (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Thing about Jellyfish
After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Marilyn Singer & Alexandra Boiger (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Tallulah's Tap Shoes
In her newest book, Tallulah tries something new-tap! But Tallualh loves ballet and is not excited about starting something brand new. Can she find a way to enjoy tap too?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Enrique Lamadrid (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Hotel Mariachi: Urban Space and Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Noelle Stevenson (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Nimona
In this debut graphic novel from rising star Noelle Stevenson, based on her web comic that won the Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize, a spunky young shapeshifter joins forces with a medieval supervillain to wreak havoc on a kingdom where the good guys are hardly as good as they seem.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: James de Blas (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

The Golden Grasshopper
The Golden Grasshopper is a master of cooking, flower arranging, and gardening.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Helen Foster James & Virginia Shin-Mui Loh (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

Paper Son
In 1926, 12-year-old Fu Lee lives with his grandparents in a small village in China. Before his parents died, they spent all of their money buying a "paper son slot" for Lee to go to America. Being a "paper son" means pretending to be the son of a family already in America. If he goes, he will have the chance for a better life, but first he must pass the test at Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco. If Lee makes even a single mistake, he could be sent back to China.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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