Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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

Querido Papá: Dear Dad
Filled with personal insights and helpful advice in bilingual, easy-to-read chapters, this non-fiction book serves as a guide for Latino fathers searching to build and maintain healthy, loving relationships with their daughters as they progress through childhood into adulthood.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Selina Yoon (Master Communications/World Culture Media) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3745
Description :

Sing and Learn Chinese
Singing is one of the natural ways to learn a new language. Sing and Learn Chinese introduces Mandarin Chinese through popular children's songs.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Jack Gantos (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

The Trouble in Me
This fiery autobiographical novel captures a pivotal week or two in the life of fourteen-year-old Jack Gantos, as the author reveals the moment he began to slide off track as a kid who in just a few years would find himself locked up in a federal penitentiary for the crimes portrayed in the memoir Hole in My Life.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Candace Fleming (Children's Plus, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3039
Description :

Family Romanov
Candace Fleming’s Family Romanov brings the Russian Revolution to life with a thrilling tale of intrigue and tragedy. This award winning book is adorned with primary sources and period photography throughout.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Lizi Boyd (Chronicle Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3124
Description :

Flashlight, Inside Outside
FLASHLIGHT: In this visually striking account of a young boy’s nighttime adventures in the woods, a beam of light illuminates the secrets of a forest at night as a boy explores the woods after dark with only a trusty flashlight, revealing nocturnal affairs of woodland animals.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kekla Magoon (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

X: A Novel
X follows Malcolm from his childhood to his imprisonment for theft at age twenty, when he found the faith that would lead him to forge a new path and command a voice that still resonates today.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Young (Parasol Press LLC) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3445
Description :

Two Eggs, Two Kids: An egg donor's account of friendship, infertility & secrets
Alicia Young doesn't have kids. (She forgot.) Yet she has two biological children.
Alicia donated her eggs to two couples — both good friends. The way these families began and unfolded are starkly different. One baby’s origins were openly celebrated; the other’s, cloaked in secrecy.
Discover a touching and gently humorous look into the world of infertility. Meet: Alicia, who explains why she did it — and how; Angela, one of the egg recipients and Rachael, Angela’s daughter.
Get a guided tour to being an egg donor: what to expect (physically & emotionally); questions for donors/recipients; tips for friends.
www.savvylife.net

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

Covering the Sun with My Hand
This is a fictional story of twins, Julia and Rene Acevedo, who start college in 1979. Rene is stricken with schizophrenia and Julia struggles against the expectations of her traditional upbringing- eventually opening up to the incredible possibilities of life and love.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Julie Morris (Sterling) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1021
Description :

Superfood Smoothies
Whether you're looking for an energy boost, seeking a gentle cleanse, or just trying to get healthy, you'll be inspired to power up the blender!

Julie Morris is a New York Times best-selling author, Los Angeles-based natural food chef and advocate of whole, plant-based foods and superfoods.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Chieri Uegaki & Qin Leng (Kids Can Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1244
Description :

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin
Hana has signed up to play the violin at the talent show, even though she’s only had three lessons. Her brothers predict disaster. But Hana practices and practices, inspired by her grandfather, or Ojiichan, who played the violin every day when she visited him in Japan. As Hana takes the stage, doubt is all she can hear, until she recalls her grandfather’s words of encouragement, and shows the audience how beautiful music can take many forms.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Sarah Hoffman & Ian Hoffman (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1204
Description :

Jacob's New Dress
Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who don't identify with traditional gender roles.

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

Barrio Writers 5th Edition
The anthology is an educational resource of diverse youth writings presented in English, Spanish and Spanglish. The comprehensive collection includes bios and activities to inspire others to share their own words—ultimately empowering teens from all backgrounds through creative writing, higher education, and cultural arts!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Nikki Grimes (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Chasing Freedom
Grades 2-5

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: JonArno Lawson & Sydney Smith (Groundwood Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327
Description :

Sidewalk Flowers
In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. “Written” by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, SIDEWALK FLOWERS is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

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: Leah Thomas (Bloomsbury Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1010
Description :

Because You'll Never Meet Me
Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie has a life-threatening allergy to electricity, and Moritz’s weak heart requires a pacemaker. Living as recluses from society, the boys develop a fierce bond through letters that become a lifeline during dark times. Narrated in letter form by Ollie and Moritz—two extraordinary new voices—this story of impossible friendship and hope under strange circumstances blends elements of science fiction with coming of age themes, in a humorous, dark, and ultimately inspiring tale is completely unforgettable.

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: 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: 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: Rae Carson (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Walk on Earth a Stronger
Set during the California Gold Rush, about a girl with the ability to sense gold, this has all the hallmarks of a Rae Carson fantasy: magic, romance, adventure, and self-discovery.The first book in a new trilogy by the acclaimed NYTimes best-selling author.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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