Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Mike Wu (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Ellie
The zoo is closing! Ellie and her friends want to save their home, but Ellie's just a baby elephant, and she doesn't know what she can do to help. While the other animals are busy working, Ellie finds a brush and some paints, and gives the zoo a big splash of color! Will her bright new talent be enough to keep the zoo's gates open for good?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Sasha Abramsky (New York Review of Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3031
Description :

The House of Twenty Thousand Books
Journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents and the literary salon they hosted in their London home of twenty thousand books. The memoir brings alive this latter-day salon by telling the story of rare book dealer and self-educated polymath Chimen Abramsky's love affair with ideas and with the world of books and of his wife Miriam's delight at entertaining the guests at the salon.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet the Authors: Frank Morrison (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone
Brimming with ebullience and the joy of making music, Little Melba and Her Big Trombone is a fitting tribute to a trailblazing musician and a great unsung hero of jazz.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Avi (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Old Wolf
Hunting—the predator, and its prey—is at the heart of this riveting and suspenseful novel from Newbery Medalist Avi with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Brian Floca.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
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
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Catherine López Kurland (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Hotel Mariachi: Urban Space & Cultural Heritage in Los Angeles
This nonfiction photographic and ethnographic study of Hotel Mariachi and the musicians of Mariachi Plaza memorializes a personal journey of discovery and the Boyle Heights community’s triumphant efforts to preserve the historic 1889 hotel and the cultural heritage of the mariachis and their Latino neighborhood.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dav Pilkey (Perma-Bound Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
Ricky Ricotta, his Mighty Robot, cousin Lucy, and some friends set out to save mousekind from Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn, with a little help from some special gum and taffy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Edwin Fontánez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Illuminated Forest
Young Adult Fiction, Illustrated. In this heartfelt novel told through magical realism, a young boy returns to his native island to face a family tragedy. When a stray cat, a ruthless town bully, and a lost ghost mysteriously come together, his life is changed forever.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Erin Twamley (Nomad Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1337
Description :

Climate Change
In CLIMATE CHANGE: DISCOVER HOW IT IMPACTS SPACESHIP EARTH, young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic ice bubbles, carbon measurements, and more. Kids explore the history of human impact from the Industrial Revolution to today, as well as the science and engineering innovations underway around the world to address global climate change.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: F. Isabel Campoy (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Poesía eres tú
Poetry in Spanish for children of any age. From the intimate to the hilarious, from sonnets to football to an ode about grammar, this anthology captures the essence of joy, and the many reason to love poetry. It’s an invitation to become a poet, too!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Hazel Mitchell (Kane Miller/Usborne Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1346
Description :

Animally
Hazel Mitchell’s bright and colorful illustrations convey the love of the animal families described in Lynn Parrish Sutton’s rhyming adverb adventure.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ignacio López-Calvo (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Dragons in the Land of the Condor: Writing Tusán in Peru
It is an academic non-fiction book dealing with cultural production by twentieth- and twenty-first-century Peruvian authors of Chinese descent. It explores the strategies used by these writers to claim either their belonging in the Peruvian national project or their difference as a minority ethnic group.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jay Nadeau (Bitingduck Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3216
Description :

Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems
Author and editor of "Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems" discusses the book and the challenges of formatting mathematics-intensive e-books, and illustrates how MathML can be used to make interactive mathematics that may be copied and pasted from the book into mathematical software.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jeffrey Brown (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Star Wars Jedi Academy
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Julie Bayless (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

Roar!
It is nighttime in the savanna, which means that for one rambunctious lion cub, it is time to play!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Waiting
An owl, puppy, bear, rabbit, and pig—all toys arranged on a child’s windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the award-winning and bestselling Kevin Henkes. Kevin will be signing special WAITING broadsides!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lee Cart (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Born in the Wayeb: Book One of The Mayan Chronicles
In this novel, Na'om is born during the unlucky days of the Mayan Wayeb. She struggles to understand the fearful dreams and visions that have plagued her since birth. When they turn into living nightmares, she must overcome her fears to protect the ones she loves from a powerful adversary.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Linda Schreyer & Jo-Ann Lautman (Prospecta Press / Perseus Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1321
Description :

Tears and Tequila: A Novel
Joey Lerner has been running, from place to place and job to job. Now, at 32, she’s running to Los Angeles, where she hopes to start over. Joey gets herself hired as the ‘handyperson’ at a community center owned by an Australian surfer. Soon, the job of leading a Grief Group of young widows and widowers falls into her lap. The problem is, Joey hasn’t healed from her own losses. Over the next nine months Joey and the Grief Group journey from death to life, together and alone. Along the way, Joey discovers the work she was born to do.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Liz Garton Scanlon (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

The Great Good Summer
Ivy and Paul hatch a secret plan to find Ivy’s missing mom and say good-bye to the space shuttle in this evocative, heartfelt novel reminiscent of Each Little Bird that Sings and Because of Winn-Dixie.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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