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

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

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.

In The Terrible Two, bestselling authors and friends Mac Barnett and Jory John have created a series that has its roots in classic middle-grade literature yet feels fresh and new at the same time.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Grace Mattioli (Grace Mattioli) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3443
Description :

Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees; Discovery of an Eagle
The first two books in a trilogy about the Greco’s-a quirky, New Jersey Italian family.

Olive Branches Don't Grow On Trees tells of middle child, Silvia and her journey to unite her feuding family. It's filled with humor, insight and unforgettable characters! Best of 2012, Suspense Magazine.

Discovery of an Eagle is the story of a cross country journey. Readers will feel that they are along on the ride in this soulful road story as lovable characters explore a vividly painted American landscape, encounter a cast of colorful characters and discover what it takes to be truly happy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kirsten Hubbard (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Watch the Sky
A middle-grade novel about a twelve-year-old boy whose stepfather is a survivalist and has convinced the family that they must prepare for disaster.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ruth Galm (Soho Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3030
Description :

Into the Valley
Ruth Galm's captivating debut novel, set in the American West of early Joan Didion, traces the drifting path of a young woman caught between generations as she skirts the law and her own oppressive anxiety.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Christos Gage (Dark Horse Comics) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 0221
Description :

Buffy: Season Ten Volume 1: New Rules
New Season. New Players. New Rules. Season Ten begins!
While slaying the zompires that have overrun a small California town, Buffy and her pals are shocked to discover a new kind of vampire: harder to kill, able to transform and walk in the light of day--like Dracula . . . If that weren't enough, the rules of magic are literally being rewritten. While the crew attempts to find out exactly what this means and restore the status quo, Xander is the victim of a haunting as his relationship with Dawn crumbles.
Executive produced by Buffy creator Joss Whedon!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

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

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy
A Soul-Transforming Experience! In his newest book, Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy, Victor Villaseñor, author of bestseller Rain of Gold and Pulitzer Prize nominee, bursts us into a Spiritual World where Women! Women! are once more our leaders and we have our first woman pope.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Gabrielle Prendergast (Orca Book Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3038
Description :

Audacious
Raphaelle's involvement with a Muslim boy is only slightly less controversial than her contribution to a student art show. Free verse novel.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Christopher Myers (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

My Pen
My pen rides dinosaurs and hides an elephant in a teacup. What can your pen do? Acclaimed author and illustrator Christopher Myers uses rich black-and-white illustrations to bring a sketchbook to life, showing that with a simple pen, a kid can do anything!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Yvonne Prinz (Algonquin Young Readers/Workman) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

If You're Lucky
Who decides what's real?

When Georgia’s older brother Lucky mysteriously drowns, she refuses to accept it as an accident, instead setting out to uncover the truth of Lucky's demise. But as she digs deeper, and the person she suspects murdered Lucky becomes closer to her family, her investigation and her mental state are called into question. YVONNE PRINZ is the California Library Association’s John and Patricia Beatty Award-winning author of THE VINYL PRINCESS, ALL YOU GET IS ME, and THE CLARE SERIES.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Candace Fleming (Mackin Educational Resources) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1403
Description :

Family Romanov
Examines the rise and fall of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family, contrasting their lives to those of their poor subjects. Discusses each family member, the events prior to and after their fall from grace, and the family's murder. Includes photographs and first-person accounts, and information on the family's remains.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marti Skarupa (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Look How Lovely! | ¡Mira qué Lindo!
Subtly addressing diversity and gender roles, this non-fiction picture book will amaze you with the marvels of nature. Help children learn Spanish and English while remembering each day is a gift and every child is the most important person in the world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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

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 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3738
Description :

Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui
This unprecedented children’s story offers a glimpse into the lost civilization of Sanxingdui, an ancient city in China over 3,000 years ago. It is a story about tradition, honor, art and respect, revealing the people’s collective sacrifice for peace. In 1986, the epic discovery of the monumental bronzes in Sanxingdui was acknowledged as the “ninth wonder of the ancient world.” The artifacts unearthed are as old as the Pyramids of Egypt and reveal an advanced and civilized society in Sanxingdui. The ancient history of China is being rewritten as the ongoing excavation of Sanxingdui continues. 2015 Skipping Stones Honor Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Lane Smith (Mackin Educational Resources) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1403
Description :

Return to Augie Hobble
Augie Hobble lives in an amusement park managed by his father. Yet his life is turning into a nightmare: he's failed creative arts and has to take summer school, the girl he has a crush on won't acknowledge him, and the school bullies won't leave him alone. Worse, a succession of mysterious, possibly paranormal, events have him convinced that he's turning into a werewolf. At least Augie has his notebook and his best friend Britt to confide in--until the unthinkable happens and Augie's life is turned upside down, and those mysterious, possibly paranormal, events take on a different meaning.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Lucia De Garcia (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Creando Puentes de Comprension - Mi Conquista por la Unidad y la Paz
Non-Fiction in Spanish. This is a fascinating story of a passionate and warm-hearted woman determined to live her dream and learn all from the world around her. It will inspire and encourage you to be true to your vision and give back in full measure.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

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

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

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

Raw Man
Fictionalized memoir of combat in Vietnam and complexities of returning home from the perspective of a Mexican-American. "Twenty-seven years after I got on the flight home, I saw that Nam War was just raw man spelled backwards...I'm pretty raw today."

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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