Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Ann Fraser (Peter Pauper Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1411
Description :

No Yeti Yet
It's a snowy, blowy, wintry day--just perfect for a yeti hunt! Or so thinks big brother. But his younger brother is not as convinced. Children will love trying to spy the yeti as the boys continue on their snowy quest. And as this sweet tale unfolds, in a touching role reversal, the student becomes the teacher--and a new friendship is born.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mike Curato (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1003
Description :

Little Elliot, Big Family
When Mouse heads off to his family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone--until he finds he has a family of his own!

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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!

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Philip C. Stead & Erin E. Stead (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1003
Description :

Lenny & Lucy
Peter and his father are moving to a new house beyond the dark unfriendly woods. When they arrive at their new home, Peter wants to turn back. Scared of the things hidden in the woods, Peter makes a tall pile of pillows. And when he is done, he has Lenny, Guardian of the Bridge, to protect him and Harold.Peter worries that Lenny will get lonely out by the woods all by himself, so he makes Lucy, who is a good friend.Together, Lenny, Lucy, Peter, and Harold discover that this new place isn't so scary after all.

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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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
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?

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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: 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.

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

A Taste of Honey
Driving through the Guatemalan jungles, a tragic car accident occurs. Young Alejandro subsequently falls into the hands of an indigenous tribe, a mysterious order of nuns, and a beautiful, but forbidden girl. This classic tale of survival unravels secrets that hide horrid abominations of nature.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Virginia Boecker (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Witch Hunter
Elizabeth Grey is one of the king's best witch hunters, devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice. When she's accused of being a witch herself, Elizabeth is arrested and sentenced to die at the stake. Salvation comes from a man she thought was her enemy. Nicholas Perevil, the most powerful wizard in the kingdom, offers her a deal: he will save her from execution if she can break the deadly curse that's been laid upon him.

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

Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and his Service Dog
A heartwarming nonfiction children’s book about one day in the life of an extraordinary service dog and tail-wagging ambassador for all things positive and uplifting in the world. Narrated by “Tuesday,” tender photographs and vibrant language educate and inspire children about overcoming disabilities.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Muon Van & April Chu (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327-1328
Description :

In a Village by the Sea
Written in a spare, lyrical style using fresh, evocative imagery, IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA tells the story of longing for the comforts of home. A perfect book for teaching about diverse cultures and lifestyles through rich pictures and words, moving from the wide world to the snugness of home and back out again.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Michael Smith (East West Discovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3738
Description :

Thomas the T. rex
Nine-year-old Thomas and Rita embark on a journey to Montana for a fossil hunting and study expedition with the Junior Scientist Club of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Thomas discovers a 66-million-year-old dinosaur nicknamed Thomas—one of the ten most complete T. rex skeletons in the world.

Through the eyes of Thomas and Rita, young readers learn about the T. rex and how dinosaurs lived, as well as the basics of excavation and the preparation of fossils for their public debut in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. An Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12.

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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: 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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor.

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

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