Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

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 - 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.

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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.

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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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Yuyi Morales (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

Georgia in Hawaii
This is the little known story of Georgia O'Keeffe's nine-week trip to Hawaii in 1939 as a guest of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company, who commissioned her to create a painting for their pineapple juice campaign.

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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.

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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.

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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 :

Relativity
A charming rhyming story that is not Einstein’s theory of relativity, but something just as important. Relativity is an engaging book designed to inspire children to start thinking comparatively and analytically. A Junior Library Guild Selection and a winner of the International Latino Book Award in Best Children’s Picture Book. Available in Eng/Spanish and Eng/Nepali editions.

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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.

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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: 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: 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: 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.

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UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids / Blue Dot Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327-1328
Description :

Beautiful Hands
Little hands can do so many wonderful things: touch, stretch, reach. Based on co-author Bret Baumgarten’s question to his children, “What will your beautiful hands do today?” , the story is a call-to-action book about all the amazing things our hands can do when we put positive ideas into motion. Co-written with beautiful artwork created by award-winning author & illustrator, Kathryn Otoshi, over a hundred people's loving handprints were given in the making of this unique children's book.

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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: 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 - 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: 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: 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: 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

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