Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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 - 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Robert Wachter (McGraw-Hill Education) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 912
Description :

The Digital Doctor
Computers and data are changing the work of doctors, the experience of patients, and the world of healthcare organizations. THE DIGITAL DOCTOR looks at the mystique of healthcare data, the convergence of IT and medicine, and the harm it has the potential to cause. It also offers offer solutions: what can patients, doctors, hospitals, computer manufacturers, and the government do to ensure that healthcare systems, hospitals, and doctors actually deliver on the promise to make healthcare better, safer, and cheaper.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Anita Silvey (National Geographic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3025
Description :

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall
Explore the amazing life of renowned scientist Dr. Jane Goodall with a comprehensive and breath-taking new photographic biography from award-winning author Anita Silvey. Follow Jane's early childhood passion for wild creatures to her groundbreaking discoveries with chimpanzees in Africa, to her important wildlife activism today.

Teeming with archival photos, pages from Jane's own notebooks, field notes, resources, and more; this is the most up-to-date biography of Goodall available for children today.

100 complimentary copies available.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Caroline Arnold (Capstone) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3118
Description :

A Day and Night in the Forest
Cheerup, cheerup! Cheerup, cheerup! A robin's song begins and ends this book, but it's the 24 hours in between that will fascinate readers. Award-winning author/illustrator Caroline Arnold details one full day of animal activity in a deciduous forest habitat, using her cut-paper illustrations and a story-like narrative to entertain kids while informing them about forest life.

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: Mac Barnett & Jory John (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

The Terrible Two
It’s prankster against prankster in an epic war of trickery, until the two finally decide to join forces and pull off the biggest prank ever seen: a prank so huge that it would make the members of the International Order of Disorder proud.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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 - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Catton (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

May I Sit with You?: A Simple Approach to Meditation
From Tom Catton, best-selling author of The Mindful Addict, comes an eloquent and motivating introductory guide to meditation. For anyone interested in greater physical and mental health, increased mental clarity, and reduced stress, follow Tom Catton as he takes you step-by-step through mindfulness techniques that yield endless benefits by improving mind-body-spirit consciousness. He shares his insights, developed over four decades, in an inviting and accessible narrative. Now you, like generations of people around the world, can find a more balanced life with greater peace, harmony, and enjoyment through these meditative practices.

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

Night of the Jaguar
A crime novel set during the early years of the Contra War, and centered around the efforts of a police captain and former Sandinista Revolution hero to discover the motives behind a murder on the eve of a visit from a US delegation.

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 - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Zak Ebrahim (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

The Terrorist's Son
Alex Award Winner! An extraordinary story, never before told: The intimate, behind-the-scenes life of an American boy raised by his terrorist father—the man who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

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

Dream to Achieve
An award winning inspirational young adult book, that empowers and inspires success in today’s challenging and fast paced world. It encompasses 15 essential skills that could lead to a well-lived life. Only you can stop you from dreaming and achieving.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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 - 11:00am
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

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