Author Event Sessions

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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 - 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?

Sponsors :
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: 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: 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 - 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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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: 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 - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Sasha Abramsky (New York Review of Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3031
Description :

The House of Twenty Thousand Books
Journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents and the literary salon they hosted in their London home of twenty thousand books. The memoir brings alive this latter-day salon by telling the story of rare book dealer and self-educated polymath Chimen Abramsky's love affair with ideas and with the world of books and of his wife Miriam's delight at entertaining the guests at the salon.

Sponsors :
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.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jeffrey Brown (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Star Wars Jedi Academy
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Little Bee Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1101
Description :

Cockatoo, Too
Two cockatoos meet two more cockatoos in tutus and two tutued toucans. And then two more! Can they all can-can? They can! The cockatoos and toucans join together for a dance and ask the reader: "Can you can-can too?” This book combines fantastically funny wordplay 
with lush, vibrant illustrations that will make readers want 
to can-can along!

Sponsors :
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.

Sponsors :
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 - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Toni Ann Johnson (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Remedy for a Broken Angel
This literary fiction debut novel chronicles the relationship between a young woman and her narcissistic jazz singer mother as they each struggle to recover from past and present trauma. The path toward healing is complicated by a competition over the same men.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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