Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

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.

Sponsors :
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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Margaret Read MacDonald (Albert Whitman & Company) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1204
Description :

Party Croc
In this retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe, a girl promises a crocodile he can come to a party in exchange for a favor, but since crocodiles aren't allowed in the village, she doesn't expect she'll have to keep the promise.

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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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Masud Husain (PGW / Insight Editions) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1332
Description :

Meet Mr. Product: The Graphic Art of the Advertising Character, Vol 1 and Vol 2
Vibrantly colorful tribute to pop-culture icons in advertising. Each volume offers fascinating tidbits on hundreds of spokes-characters, and profiles the organization of the characters, their evolution, and most interesting trivia.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Melissa Sweet (Boyds Mills Press/Highlights Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1421
Description :

You Nest Here with Me
This lyrical bedtime book is an ode to baby birds everywhere and to sleepy children, home safe in their own beds. As a mother describes how different species of birds nest, secure and cozy with their mama birds, she tucks her own child into bed with the soothing refrain, “you nest here with me”—easing her little one and readers alike to slumber. Perfect for a young audience, this poetic text begs to be read aloud, and is accompanied by Melissa Sweet’s incredibly warm and original art.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Melody Anne (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

Her Hometown Hero
Dr. Spence is searching for the perfect woman...but how will he know when he's found her?

Sponsors :
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: 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.

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

The Little Tree
When the Little Tree sees the world around her narrowing, she worries what life will be like for her Little Seed. Until she decides to take the biggest risk of all and let Little Seed find a richer life on her own.

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

The Little Tree
When the Little Tree sees the world around her narrowing, she worries what life will be like for her Little Seed. Until she decides to take the biggest risk of all and let Little Seed find a richer life on her own.

Sponsors :
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 - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: René Colato Laínez (Arte Público Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1218
Description :

René Has Two Last Names / René tiene dos apellidos
Young René is from El Salvador, and he doesn’t understand why his name has to be different in the United States. Without his second last name, René feels incomplete, “like a hamburger without the meat or a pizza without cheese or a hot dog without a wiener.”

So when the students are given a project to create a family tree, René is determined to explain the importance of using both of his last names.

With whimsical illustrations and entertaining text, this sequel is sure to please fans and gain many new ones while explaining an important Hispanic cultural tradition.

Sponsors :
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.

Sponsors :
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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Shannon Kopp (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

Pound for Pound
The brave, inspiring story of one woman’s recovery from a debilitating eating disorder, and the remarkable shelter dogs who unexpectedly loved her back to life.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Shirley Duke (Rourke Educational Media) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3433
Description :

Skyscrapers and Towers
Have you ever looked up and seen a skyscraper or tower? How were these amazing structures built? It took thousands of years to create and perfect the technology needed to help these giants withstand the forces of nature. In this scientific text, students will learn all about famous skyscrapers and towers around the world and why they are considered engineering wonders!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Suzi Eszterhas (Owlkids Books / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1331
Description :

Koala Hospital
A close-up look at life in a koala rescue center, KOALA HOSPITAL Hospital kicks off the new 4-book Wildlife Rescue series from Owlkids Books. Stunning photos by award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas give readers a rare view of koalas and the care they receive as they are rehabilitated for return to the wild. This non-fiction book includes an author Q&A with common questions from kids and an author’s note about small-scale ways that kids can help save koalas.

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

It's Okay to Make Mistakes
In a tradition of Todd Parr's fan-favorite "It's Okay to Be Different," a book about embracing mistakes and the joy of happy accidents.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

The Qwikpick Papers
This hilarious, highly original series, which so astutely captures the odd preoccupations of middle schoolers, will appeal to the many fans of the Origami Yoda series and such gross-out classics as How to Eat Fried Worms and Freckle Juice.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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