Author Event Sessions

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Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Nina Revoyr (Akashic Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

Lost Canyon
Four people on a backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada find more adventure than they ever imagined. When they stumble onto someone who doesn't want to be found, the group is faced with a series of dangerous conflicts, moral dilemmas, and an all-out struggle for survival. Lost Canyon explores the ways that race, class, and culture shape experience and perception. It examines the choices good people must face in desperate situations. Set in the wild landscape of the California mountains, it’s a story of brewing social tensions and breathtaking adventure that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Nikki Grimes (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

Chasing Freedom
Grades 2-5

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meet the Authors: Nikki Grimes (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Poems in the Attic
During a visit to her grandma’s house, a young girl discovers a box of poems in the attic, poems written by her mother when she was growing up. Her mother’s family often moved around the United States and the world because her father was in the Air Force. Over the years, her mother used poetry to record her experiences in the many places the family lived.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Nicole Maggi (Sourcebooks) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3324
Description :

The Forgetting
Georgie Kendrick wakes up after a heart transplant, but the organ beating in her chest doesn’t seem to be in tune with the rest of her body. Why does she have a sudden urge for strawberries when she’s been allergic for years? Why can’t she remember last Christmas?

Driven to find her donor, Georgie discovers her heart belonged to a girl her own age who fell out of the foster care system and into a rough life on the streets. Everyone thinks she committed suicide, but Georgie is compelled to find the truth—before she loses herself completely.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Nicole Maggi (Medallion Press / Legato) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1333
Description :

In the Mouth of the Wolf
Book 2 in the young-adult Twin Willows Trilogy (and the sequel to WINTER FALLS), the Twin Willows Waterfall is now under the control of the Benandanti, but for Alessia, the victory comes at a steep price. And the arrival of Nerina, one of the seven Concilio elders from the Friuli Clan, only complicates her life. Now she’s hiding a 450-year-old immortal on her farm, juggling school and her increasingly frustrated friends, and trying to keep the Malandanti from regaining the Waterfall. But it’s the passion that still lingers between her and Jonah that really keeps Alessia awake at night.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Nick Mamatas (Skyhorse Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1340
Description :

The Last Weekend
Since the zombie apocalypse, Billy, a Bay Area Rust Belt refugee, spends his time trepanning the undead, peddling his writing, and drinking. But when the secret lurking beneath City Hall emerges, will Billy be able to unearth the truth behind America's demise and San Francisco's survival?

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman (Perma-Bound Books ) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1112
Description :

Challenger Deep
As he struggles with schizophrenia, a teenage boy believes he is on a journey to reach the bottom of Challenger Deep, the deepest place on Earth.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman & Eric Elfman (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Edison's Alley
In this sequel to TESLA’S ATTIC, Nick and his friends race against their foes to retrieve more pieces of Tesla’s free energy transmitter, only to see them fall into the hands of the Accelerati’s shadowy leader.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Neal Shusterman & Brendan Shusterman (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

Challenger Deep
A captivating and powerful novel that lingers long beyond the last page, CHALLENGER DEEP is a heartfelt tour de force, and comes from a very personal place for bestselling author Neal Shusterman. Twelve pieces of Neal’s son Brendan’s haunting artwork are included throughout the novel.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

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

The Audacious Little Princesses
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Nancy Rue (HarperCollins Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3110
Description :

Sorry I'm Not Sorry
According to the Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, one out of every four students is bullied-and 85% of these situations never receive intervention. Parents, students, and teachers have amped up solving the bullying problem for a networked generation of kids.

Written by bestselling author Nancy Rue, each book in the Mean Girl Makeover trilogy focuses on a different character's point of view: the bully, the victim, and the bystander. This final book in the trilogy shows what these situations are like from the bully's perspective.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: N.H. Senzai (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Ticket to India
A trip to India turns into a grand adventure in this contemporary novel about the Great Partition, from the award-winning author of Saving Kabul Corner and Shooting Kabul.

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

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: 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

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Monica Wesolowska (Hawthorne Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1334
Description :

Holding Silvan
Monica Wesolowska has written a deeply moving, affecting memoir about the death of her baby son. This sensitively drawn portrait of motherhood and marriage explores the meaning of life, survival, and letting go in powerful, emotive prose that transcends grief. Far from being a depressing book, HOLDING SILVAN is one of those books you read and cry over and put down feeling that the human spirit is really indomitable. Abraham Verghese said, “A tender, poignant and courageous narrative – insightful and beautifully written.”

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UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

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

Lola Levine Is Not Mean!
A new chapter book series starring Lola Levine, a biracial, bicultural second grader by acclaimed author Monica Brown.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meet the Authors: Monica Brown (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1020
Description :

Maya's Blanket / La manta de Maya
Inspired by the traditional Yiddish folk song “Hob Ikh Mir a Mantl” (“I Had a Little Coat”), this delightful story puts a child-focused, Latino spin on the tale of an item that is made into smaller and smaller items. Maya’s Blanket/La manta de Maya charmingly brings to life this celebration creativity, recycling, and enduring family love.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Mo Willems (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

I Will Take a Nap!
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In I Will Take a Nap! Gerald is tired and cranky. Will Piggie be in his dreams? Or will she keep Gerald from dreaming at all?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

The Story of Diva and Flea
A small yet brave dog, Diva, and an adventurous cat named Flea, become two unlikely friends in this touching, sweet and humorous story about the joys of new experiences.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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