Author Event Sessions

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Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meet the Authors: Christy Hale (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Dreaming Up
Here is a unique celebration of children’s playtime explorations and the surprising ways childhood experiences find expression in the dreams and works of innovative architects.

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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

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

Serpentine
SERPENTINE is a sweeping fantasy set in the ancient Kingdom of Xia and inspired by the rich history of Chinese mythology.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

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

The Small Claim of Bones
These poems explore the author’s multicultural identity through a call-and-response across Mexico’s history. A literary bridge spanning 600 years, this collection evokes the voices of fifteenth-century Aztec poet-kings and seventeenth-century poet-nun Sor Juana Inés, who in turn elicit responses from the poet’s contemporary voice.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

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

The Small Claim of Bones
These poems explore the author’s multicultural identity through a call-and-response across Mexico’s history. A literary bridge spanning 600 years, this collection evokes the voices of fifteenth-century Aztec poet-kings and seventeenth-century poet-nun Sor Juana Inés, who in turn elicit responses from the poet’s contemporary voice.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Clara Bensen (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

No Baggage
A young woman and her new lover embark on a 21-day trip from Istanbul to London, with zero luggage, zero reservations, and zero plans, in this memoir full of romance and adventure.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Connie Spittler (Independent Publishers Group / River Junction Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1441
Description :

The Erotica Book Club for Nice Ladies
A librarian with a bookmobile arrives in town to start a book club. When an ancient book of herbal cures disappears, suspicion swirls around the members. Unaware of danger, the women secretly pursue their curiosity about erotica, sipping tea infused with strange leaves grown in a gypsy garden.
Called “an intriguing, herb-seasoned page-turner” by Susan Wittig Albert, The China Bayles Mysteries, and “a fantastical romantic mystery of friendship, science, and literature” … Sally Deskins, Editor, Les Femmes Folles.
Madaline Williams, Reference Librarian, University of Nebraska/Omaha said, “Original and memorable fiction for book clubs, mystery buffs, lovers of women’s fiction.”

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Cory Putman Oakes (Sourcebooks) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3324
Description :

Dinosaur Boy
Everyone knows the dinosaur gene skips a generation. So it wasn’t a complete surprise when Sawyer sprouted a tail and spikes before he started fifth grade. After all, his grandfather was part stegosaurus. Despite Principal Mathis’s Zero Tolerance Policy, Sawyer is a bully magnet, befriended only by BFF Elliot and the weird new girl. When the bullies start disappearing, Sawyer is relieved—until he discovers a secret about the principal that’s more shocking than Dino DNA. Now it’s up to the unlikely trio to rescue their tormentors from a galactically horrible fate

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Courtney McDonald (Association of College and Research Libraries) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2108
Description :

Putting the User First: 30 Strategies for Transforming Libraries
User experience is everywhere. From your library’s website to the signage by the elevators, everything contributes to the overall user experience of our patrons. How best to identify, implement, and evaluate user-driven changes in order to improve physical and virtual services? The good news is that even small changes can make big headway. This book provides 30 hands-on strategies and practical suggestions to enable you to begin transforming your library, library services, and even your personal practice to be more responsive, effective and user-centered.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Craig Thompson (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Space Dumplins
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Crystal Smith (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Daddy, My Favorite Guy
An International Latino Book award winner, this bilingual English and Spanish rhyming children’s story is a beautiful and poignant reassurance of a father’s unconditional love. Daddy cooks, cleans, reads, and plays with his children. Available in 4 rhyming bilingual editions – Eng/Spanish, Eng/Chinese, Eng/Arabic and Eng/Nepali.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Chin-Lee & Lea Lyon (Independent Publishers Group / PM Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1441
Description :

Operation Marriage
Eight-year-old Alex has a fight with her best friend, Zach, who says he can no longer be her friend. Why? Because "her two moms aren't married." Set in San Francisco months before the passage of Proposition 8 banning gay marriage in California, this children’s picture book looks at the heartwarming and humorous actions of Alex and her younger brother to convince their parents to get married.
Based on a true story, Cynthia Chin-Lee has written a touching story about a real family, and the implications of the struggle for equality, with captivating illustrations by Lea Lyon.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3316
Description :

Feral Pride
The explosive finale to the Feral series by New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Adventures of Beekle
Winner of the 2015 Caldecott Medal

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Adventures of Beekle
Winner of the 2015 Caldecott Medal

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Dan Santat (Sterling) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1021
Description :

Chicken Dance
Meet Marge and Lola, chickens on a mission: to win tickets for the Elvis Poultry Show! But their toughest competition is a pack of menacing ducks. Can our two feisty chicks show those quackers how to rock the barnyard?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Dana Bowman (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery
An unflinching and hilarious memoir about recovery as a mother of young kids, Bottled explains the perils moms face with drinking and chronicles the author's path to recovery, from hitting bottom to the months of early sobriety—a blur of pain and chaos—to her now (in)frequent moments of peace. It offers empathy, comic relief, and encouragement for moms everywhere.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Dana Simpson (Andrews McMeel) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1136
Description :

Unicorn on a Roll
In this second collection of the Phoebe and Her Unicorn comic strip by Dana Simpson, we find awkward-yet-charming fourth-grader Phoebe and her obligational BFF, the vainglorious unicorn Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, navigating the perils of elementary school, exploring their superhero/villain personas, and struggling to manage the PR fallout from a disastrous nose-picking scandal known as “Boogergate.” Bask in the “awesomeness” once again, and witness the evolution of the surprising friendship between a spunky dreamer and a vain, mythical beast that changes them both forever.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Daniel Handler (Macmillan Adult) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1009
Description :

We Are Pirates
Mega-bestselling author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) gives us his long-awaited and most ambitious novel yet: a dark, rollicking, stunningly entertaining human comedy.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

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

Trollhunters
Jim Sturges is your typical teen in suburban San Bernardino—one with an embarrassingly overprotective dad, a best friend named "Tubby" who shares his hatred of all things torturous (like gym class), and a crush on a girl who doesn't know he exists. But everything changes for Jim when a 45-year old mystery resurfaces, threatening the lives of everyone in his seemingly sleepy town. Soon Jim has to team up with a band of unlikely (and some un-human) heroes to battle the monsters he never knew existed.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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