Book Buzz Theater Stage

Book Buzz Theater

Your favorite publishers entertain and inform you about their hottest new titles, including fiction and nonfiction for young readers and adults alike, from manga to the Common Core! Visit the participating publishers in their booths on the Exhibit Floor to see the full range of their new and most popular titles and to continue the conversations.

Time Saturday Sunday Monday
       
9:30-10:00am Diaries, Patchworks, Pushcarts and more... Double Down with Sterling. What's new with Sterling Adult and Children's Books Simon & Schuster Fall 2014 Book Buzz
10:15-10:45am Lerner Publishing Group's Hottest Fall 2014 Titles! (10:15-10:30am)Disney-Hyperion Fall Preview (10:30-10:45am) DK 2014: What's New in Nonfiction
11:00-11:30am National Geographic Books Early Ears: Choosing the Best Books for Early Childhood Patrons Open Road Media --From Classics to Contemporary, Ebooks for Every Library
11:45-12:00pm Hachette Book Group's Fall Book Buzz The Future According to TOr: New Titles for Young Readers and Teens  
1:00-1:30pm Bloomsbury Children's Books and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group Fall 2014 Book Buzz Unruley unicorns, high-stakes football games and a car crash---What's happening at Blink and Zonderkidz?  
1:45-2:15pm Buzz into Fall with Scholastic! Hit the Jackpot with HarperCollins Adult Library Marketing Team!  
2:30-3:00pm Abrams/Amulet Book Buzz: Get to Know Our Middle-Grade Authors! Manga Highlights from the Davids  
3:30-3:45pm New Holiday House Books and the Common Core (3:30-4:00pm) Moving the Needle: Lee & Low Books on Diversity in Children's Books and How to Move Forward  
4:00-4:30pm Penguin's Book Buzz Casino    

Random HouseDiaries, Patchworks, Pushcarts and more...

Come hear about all the best children’s titles from the publishing partners of Random House, Inc. (i.e. Quirk Books, Nat Geo Kids, Archie Comics, Charlesbridge, NYRB, and MORE!)

Sponsored by Random House

Lerner Lerner Publishing Group's Hottest Fall 2014 Titles!

Get the buzz on the most exciting picture books, graphic novels, nonfiction, and YA from Lerner Publishing Group’s Fall 2014 list!

Sponsored by Lerner Publishing Group

National GeographicNational Geographic Books

What do you get when you combine the following ingredients?

1 Horse Escape Artist, 1 Parrot Genius, a schmear of Animal Jam, a cup of Extreme Weather, A slice of Ultimate Bodypedia, and a side of Just Joking...You get our tasty Fall 2014 Kids List!

And in case you haven't heard, we are publishing our first NG Kids Cookbook with NG Explorer and Chef Extraordinaire, Barton Seaver. Prepare to be dazzled with delociousness!

And from National Geographic Books: The World at Your Fingertips National Geographic presents highlights from our fall list, including:

  • Our tenth edition Atlas of the World, an essential guide to understanding today's increasingly interconnected world
  • Stunning Photography, an exploration of vivid moments within the world of photography
  • The World's Best Cities, illuminating 225 great urban destinations world-wide
  • National Geographic: The Covers, the definitive cover collection from the world's most beloved magazine
  • The Story of Christianity, an inspiring visual journey through the cultural history of the Christian world
  • And more!

Sponsored by National Geographic

Hachatte Book GroupHachette Book Group's Fall Book Buzz

Join your friends from Hachette Book Group for a fast and furious Book Buzz as they share the inside scoop on the hottest books coming out this Fall from our favorite thriller writers to the buzzworthy debut authors and everything in-between.

Sponsored by Hachette Book Group

BloomsburyBloomsbury Children's Books and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group Fall 2014 Book Buzz

Bloomsbury Children's Books and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group present highlights from their Fall 2014 list!

Sponsored by Bloomsbury & Macmillan

 

Buzz into Fall with Scholastic!

Find out all about upcoming titles from Scholastic Summer and Fall 2014 lists. These sneak peeks will help you get a head start on your new favorites: there are picture books, readers, middle grade, nonfiction, teen titles and more!

Sponsored by Scholastic

AbramsAbrams/Amulet Book Buzz: Get to Know Our Middle-Grade Author!

Join the Abrams/Amulet team as we put our middle-grade authors in the spotlight for a round of questioning. Audience participation and questions are encouraged. Featured authors include: Jonathan Auxier (The Night Gardener, Peter Nimble), Tom Angleberger (Origami Yoda, Qwikpick Papers), Cece Bell (El Deafo), Nathan Hale (Hale’s Hazardous Tales), and Margi Preus (West of the Moon), and Cat Winters (The Cure for Dreaming).

Sponsored by Abrams & Amulet

Holiday House BooksNew Holiday House Books and the Common Core

Eidtor-in-Chief Mary Cash and Executive Editor Grace Maccarone will present the new fall titles for preschool through young adult, along with suggestions for connecting to the Common Core State Standards. Handouts include activity sheets and educators' guides that feature connections to the Common Core. Be sure to visit them at booth (#415).

Sponsored By: Holiday House Books

Penguin BooksPenguin's Book Buzz Casino

Bring your fuzzy dice to our smokin' book buzz preview. We are gambling that you will walk away with some book winners for your shelves! Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Penguin Group

 

SterlingDouble Down with Sterling. What's new with Sterling Adult & Children's Books

Rise and shine with two 15-minute sessions highlighting the best and brightest titles publishing in Fall 2014--board books, picture books, craft books, cookbooks, and more.

Sponsored by Sterling

Disney HyperionDisney-Hyperion Fall Preview

Join us for a peek at what's coming out this Fall from Disney-Hyperion!

Sponsored by Disney-Hyperion

CharlesbridgeEarly Ears: Choosing the Best Books for Early Childhood Patrons

A panel discussion on what makes a good book selection for the youngest group of library visitors. The session will include a special focus on why picture books are so important for this growing group of pre-reading patrons and tips for successful story-hour programming.

The panel will be lead by Anna McQuinn, UK Librarian and best-selling author of the Lola at the Library series.

Sponsored by Charlesbridge

Tor & ForgeThe Future According to Tor: New Titles for Young Readers and Teens

We are pleased to present a selction of must-shelve upcoming fiction from Starscape, Tor Teen, and Tor. Join us as we discuss some of our stellar forthcoming titles, as well as highlights from the current season. ARCs, posters, and other giveaways are available in the Tor/Forge Books booth (#532).

Sponsored by Tor & Forge

Unruly unicorns, high-stakes football games and a car crash---What's happening at Blink and Zonderkidz?

Join Zonderkidz to learn more about exciting new titles from beloved New York Times bestselling authors Jane Yolen and Nathan Whitaker. You'll hear about the lastest additions to your favorite Zonderkidz middle-grade series and some brand new books to dive into from authors such as Donia K. Paul, Laurice E. Molinari, Ron Bates and more! We're also presenting our newest, exciting Blink young adult titles from authors like ReaderGirlz co-founder Lori Ann Grover and ALA Schneider Award-winner Jonathan Freisen. Expect the unexpected when it comes to Blink! Are you ready for fun, fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat suspense?

Sponsored by Zondervan & Blink

HarperCollinsHit the Jackpot with the HarperCollins Adult Library Marketing Team!

Ante up! No luck needed here... All our books are winners!! Check out the highlights from Harper's Fall 2014 list.

Sponsored by HarperCollins

Viz MediaManga Highlights from the Davids

David Eicke from Viz Media (Naruto, Ouran High School) and David "Wonderful" Yoo from Kodansha (Sailor Moon, Attack of Titan) will discuss the year's most exciting manga titles.

Sponsored by Viz Media & Kodansha

Kodansha

Lee & Low BooksMoving the Needle: Lee & Low Books on Diversity in Children's Books and How to Move Forward

Lately, it seems like everyone's been talking about diversity - and the lack thereof- in children's books. Librarians and LEE & LOW BOOKS know that this isn't a new discussion. But how can we turn talk into change? How can we translate awareness of the problem into truly inclusive collections, and encourage more diversity at every level of the publishing chain? Join LEE & LOW BOOKS for a frank discussion about diverse books, where we are, and where we need to be.

Sponsored by Lee & Low Books

Simon & SchusterSimon & Schuster Fall 2014 Book Buzz

Come hear from Simon & Schuster Library Marketing staff members about the most anticipated titles for fall on both the Children's and Adult Lists. Free galleys and promotional materials for your school or public library will be available!

Sponsored by Simon & Schuster

 

DKDK 2014: What's New in Nonfiction

Sponsored by DK Publishing

 

 

 

Open Road Media

Open Road Media --From Classics to Contemporary, Ebooks for Every Library

Sponsored by Open Road Integrated Media