Author Event Sessions

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Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Brian Conaghan (Bloomsbury Children's Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 529
Description :

When Mr. Dog Bites
A blindingly funny, poignant, and unforgettable portrayal of a teen's life with Tourette's. Dylan Mint's journey to come to terms with both the disorder that has defined his life and his preconceptions about the world around him is hilarious, painful and, ultimately, utterly masterful.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Meet the Authors: René Colato Laínez (Lee & Low Books) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 626
Description :

From North to South/Del Norte al Sur
This popular bilingual picture book, now in paperback, deals delicately with the subjects of immigration, deportation, and what it's like to leave part of your heart on the other side of the border. California Book Award nominee, Tejas Star Book Award Nominee, and winner of the International Latino Book Award in the picture book category.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Eugene Yelchin (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 523
Description :

Arcady's Goal
From the author of Breaking Stalin's Nose comes another glimpse into Soviet Russia, this time as told by Arcady, a young boy who dreams of playing with the Red Army Soccer Club

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 602
Description :

This s Not My Hat
Visual humor swims to the fore in this deadpan-funny tale. Winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Gloria Macher (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Las Arterias de Don Fernando
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Icy Smith & Crystal Smith (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Daddy, My Favorite Guy
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ellen Marie Wiseman (Kensington Publishing) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 370
Description :

What She Left Behind

In What She Left Behind, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty - and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 30 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Alejandra Campos (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

I, Legal in the U.S.A.
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 422
Description :

The Darkest Part of the Forest

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries' seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be.

At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointy as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept there for generations, never waking.

Until one day, he does...

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Amanda Stanford (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Joyas de la Revolución
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Cynthia Weil (Soho Press) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 646
Description :

I'm Glad I Did
JJ Greene, a gifted 16-year-old songwriter, defies her lawyer parents by secretly applying for a job in the famed Brill Building--the epicenter of songwriting for a new genre called rock-n-roll. But their warnings about the evils of the music industry prove far darker than she imagined when she finds herself at the heart of a cover-up that involves hidden identity, theft, and possibly murder.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Monroe (Kensington Publishing) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 370
Description :

Family of Lies

New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe weaves a stunning portrait of a family immersed in deceit...and the women whose happiness depends on the secrets they keep.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Ana Eulate (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

El Silbido de Juan
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Eric Kaplan (Penguin Group) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 449
Description :

Does Santa Exist? A Philosophical Investigation
A humorous philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa—from a co-executive producer of "The Big Bang Theory."

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Nick Bruel (ALA Graphics) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

Bad Kitty
Author and illustrator Nick Bruel will sign copies of his Bad Kitty poster from ALA Graphics. And stop by take a picture with Bad Kitty himself!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Laini Taylor (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Dreams of Gods and Monsters

In this thrilling conclusion to the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, Karou is still not ready to forgive Akiva for killing the only family she's ever known.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 28 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Nancy Arroyo Ruffin (Latino Literacy Now) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 2110
Description :

Letters to My Daughter
2014 Int'l Latino Book Awards winner

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids / Publishers Group West) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 322
Description :

One and Zero
Kathryn Otoshi will be signing her acclaimed titles ONE (how one voice can make a difference) and ZERO (a lesson about self-esteem).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tracy Clark (Entangled Publishing) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 536
Description :

Scintillate
Cora Sandoval's mother disappeared when she was young, and her journey to find out what happened—as well as why she can see faint auras of different colors around the people in her life—will bring her on a journey from the U.S. to Ireland. Alongside Finn, the mysterious and dreamy Irish boy she's quickly falling for, Cora will discover a conspiracy spanning centuries. Tracy Clark's lush and atmospheric debut, first in a new trilogy, is brimming with mystery, adventure, and a heart-stopping romance.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 29 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet the Authors: Matt de la Pena (Children's Plus Inc.) Author Event Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 342
Description :

Living

Taking a summer job on a Pacific luxury cruise liner to help his struggling family, Shy anticipates a season of lucrative tips and pretty girlfriends only to have everything radically transformed by a massive California earthquake that jeopardizes the survival of everyone he knows.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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