Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cindy Elli (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

The Dream Travelers — From the Beginning
Middle grade chapter book that entertains, educates, inpires and enriches both mind and character.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Megan Dowd Lambert & David Hyde Costello (Charlesbridge) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3116
Description :

A Crow of His Own
Clyde is living in the shadow of the famous rooster, Larry, whose crow was spectacular. The barnyard animals are skeptical of Clyde, but that doesn't stop him from trying to win their respect.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger & John Hendrix (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

McToad Mows Tiny Island
McToad likes Thursdays. Why? Because on every other day of the week, McToad mows Big Island, but on Thursdays, McToad mows Tiny Island. From master storyteller Tom Angleberger and celebrated illustrator John Hendrix comes this playful narrative that treasures the journey over the destination, with lots of planes, trains, and automobiles to boot.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
First Author, First Book Author Event Moscone Convention Center
232-234 (S)
Description :

Debut authors will speak about their books and writing experiences during this popular annual author panel. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program - your chance to get a signed first edition or ARC from tomorrow's literary star! Authors include Scott Sherman, Val Brelinski, Kim van Alkemade, and Andrew Roe. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert. Learn more about these authors on the United for Libraries website at http://www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual/authorevents/firstau....

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Selene Castrovilla (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Melt
Wizard of Oz meets Ellen Hopkins. A psychological drama about the stakes of truth-telling.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lauren Castillo (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Yard Sale
With sensitivity and grace, Eve Bunting and Lauren Castillo portray an event at once familiar and difficult, making clear that a home isn’t about what you have, but whom you hold close.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Andrea Beaty & Dan Santat (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Fluffy Bunnies 2: The Schnoz of Doom
Seriously funny New York Times bestselling author Andrea Beaty raises the stakes in this sequel to her zany, pulpy sci-fi farce. And, not to use Famous Last Words, but with illustrations by the great Dan Santat (The Guild of Geniuses, Sidekicks), what could possibly go wrong?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
AAP/LibraryReads Mystery Authors' Panel Author Event, Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

Join the AAP and LibraryReads for a Mystery Authors' Panel and hear from five exciting new authors, sponsored by the AAP Library Marketing Committee. Authors include:

• John Katzenbach, author of The Dead Student (Mysterious Press)
• Cara Black, author of Murder on the Champ de Mars (Soho Crime)
• Kate White, author of The Wrong Man (Harper Paperbacks)
• Keith McCafferty, author of Crazy Mountain Kiss (Viking)
• Allison Brennan, author of Compulsion (Minotaur Books/Macmillan)

Email Becca at bworthington@publishers.org to request an invitation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

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

Sunday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Bob Barner (Chronicle Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3124
Description :

Sea Bones
'Wonderful creatures live in the sea.
And some have bones like you and me.'

Join author-illustrator Bob Barner as he makes waves with this lush picture book about the sea featuring his signature rhyming text and colorful illustrations. Filled with incredible fishy facts about vertebrates, invertebrates, endoskeletons, and exoskeletons, and an underwater informational chart, Sea Bones will make young readers want to dive right in!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Little Bee Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1101
Description :

Cockatoo, Too
Two cockatoos meet two more cockatoos in tutus and two tutued toucans. And then two more! Can they all can-can? They can! The cockatoos and toucans join together for a dance and ask the reader: "Can you can-can too?” This book combines fantastically funny wordplay 
with lush, vibrant illustrations that will make readers want 
to can-can along!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sharon Lovejoy (Workman Publishing Co.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars
Created by Sharon Lovejoy—a grandmother of four and the author of two classic books of garden activities for grown-ups and kids, Sunflower Houses and Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots—Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars is an ecologically inspired guide that combines more than 130 green activities with timeless grandparenting advice. Illustrated with Lovejoy's distinctive, delicate watercolors, it's an inventive resource for grandmother and grandchild to connect with each other through nature.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1004
Description :

This One Summer
Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. Rosie's friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and when Rose and Windy seek a distraction from the drama, they find themselves with a whole new set of problems. t's a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it's a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Michael Bernick & Richard Holden (Skyhorse Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
Description :

The Autism Joy Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment
The Autism Job Club will be a vital resource for adults with autism, their families, and advocates who are committed to neuro-diverse employment, not unemployment. But it will also speak to a far broader audience interested in how to carve out a place for themselves or others in an increasingly competitive job world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meet the Authors: Judy Freeman (ALA Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

The Handbook for Storytellers
Ideal for both beginners and more experienced storytellers, this exhaustive primer includes everything adults need to start sharing the wonder of stories with children, from babies to tweens. The lively text imparts easy-to-follow guidelines and practical advice on how, when, where, and why to tell stories.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jacqueline Woodson (Children's Plus, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3039
Description :

Brown Girl Dreaming
In this 2015 Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King winning book, Woodson shares, through beautiful poetry, what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Steven Pressman (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

50 Children
50 Children is the astonishing and inspiring true story of the 1939 rescue mission of fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America—the single largest group of children allowed into the United States during that period.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Madeleine Budnick (Trinity University Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1338
Description :

Arte Kids Board Books
The editor/designer of the acclaimed Arte Kids' board books of Spanish/English text enhanced by art from the San Antonio Museum of Art will be signing all 5 titles.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: La Palabra (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Journey Beneath My Skin
A non- fiction account of a Black Latino musician, moving from a child's perspective of the Cuban revolution through his arrival in the U.S. where he was discovered by Steve Wonder and later pioneered Salsa Romantica.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Helen Forster James (Sleeping Bear Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3117
Description :

Grandma Loves You!
A special story of a grandmother's heartfelt affection for her new grandchild. In enchanting woodland scenes, Grandma Bunny joyously welcomes the new arrival.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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